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School Library Blogs

school-library-blogsOne look at the titles of blogs narrated by school librarians reveals the evolution of a profession that is at a pivotal point. Charged with the vital duty of promoting digital literacy, today’s librarians are daring, unique, sassy, and e-literate. We commend these school librarians for taking the time to share their ideas, experiences, and advice with the school library community. If you would like to recommend a school library blog to add to this list, please contact us to help improve this resource.

The Blue Skunk Blog
Written by retired library and technology director and current author and columnist Doug Johnson, this active blog takes a no-holds-barred look at libraries, and more broadly, education.

The Daring Librarian
Provides ideas for activities and skills-building exercises related to ed tech and libraries.

Never Ending Search
An official blog of the School Library Journal, a leading publication for librarians and specialists working in K-12 environments.

Van Meter Library Voice
A regularly updated blog that spans librarianship, technology, social media, and advocacy.

No Shelf Required
A blog specializing in digital librarianship, encompassing books as well as content in all of its incarnations.

Ms. Yingling Reads
Focusing on traditionally published books for the middle grades, provides reviews and activities aimed at readers in roughly Grades 5-8.

Great Kid Books
A blog providing reviews of recent as well as classic titles designed to help parents find appropriate books for children aged four to 14.

AASL Blog
Official blog of the Journal of the American Association of School Librarians.

edtech Vision
Colette Cassinelli, a Library and Instructional Technology teacher, writes about remote learning, creative thinking, and using technology in the classroom.

A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet
Written by multiple experienced educators, provides resources targeted to Grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12 as well as specialized resources for a variety of subjects and content areas.

A Wandering Eyre
Librarian and author Michelle Boule provides reading lists and observations on librarianship and technology.

The Adventures of Library Girl
Provides insights on teaching, professional development, and multimedia content in a digital world.

Pegasus Librarian
An experienced reference and instruction librarian writes data-heavy posts particularly relevant to college library audiences.

Watch. Connect. Read.
Reviews of up-and-coming children’s books told largely through interviews with the authors.

Mr. Library Dude
Provides detailed information and advice for working in academic libraries, with a focus on college-level information literacy.

Mighty Little Librarian
A high school librarian provides her thoughts and ideas on increasing readership and encouraging student interactions with librarians and library materials.

All the Wonders
A team-written blog that hosts reviews, interviews, crafts, and activities for school-age readers.

Library Grits
Written by a teacher librarian with experience in international schools and library planning and consulting.

Librarian’s Quest
A regularly-updated blog of book reviews for the middle grades.

Castilleja School Library
A school library blog that provides information about reading events, author visits, and more in the Palo Alto area.

YA Books and More
A blog focusing on young adult fiction, with occasional fun craft posts.

Try Curiosity
Focusing on middle and high school library needs, Try Curiosity! explores reading and related news and reviews from Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, The American School of Lima, in Peru.

Ms. O Reads Books
Provides book reviews and a librarian’s thoughts on early grades literacy.

Mrs. ReaderPants
Offers book reviews and interesting technology-based activities teachers can use to promote literacy and reader engagement.

Tales from a Loud Librarian
A middle and high school librarian writes about planning library activities, reaching out to authors, and more.

Library Learners
Library Learners is written by a former librarian who now focuses on developing online resources and courses for other teacher-librarians.

Wendy on the Web
Book reviews, news, and more for readers of all ages.

The Book Bug
An elementary school library media specialist writes about creativity, seasonal activities, and of course, reading.

Kiss the Book
A team of librarians provides book reviews written for school librarians and media specialists across all age groups.

Venn Librarian
Laura Pearle, an experienced librarian, writes about the school environment, libraries, and technology.

The True Adventures of a High School Librarian
A veteran librarian-educator, now retired, writes about digital learning and the education profession.

Wanderings…
A retired librarian shares her thoughts on the profession and its future.

Eliterate Librarian
A blog that focuses on instruction, educational technology, and creating a safe learning environment.

Golden View Library
An Alaskan middle school library blog provides activities and updates for a local audience and beyond.

The Library Patch
Elementary school librarian Sonya Dykeman writes about crafts, activities, book reviews, and more.