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The Indispensable Library and Librarian -SLJ

An action plan for change

Phil Goerner writes about what school librarians currently do and what they will be doing in the future.
"For me, it all boils down to making the library and the librarian indispensable. ...What I've learned, after 12 years as a high school librarian, is that no two libraries are the same. While there will always be universal goals, we must acknowledge that individual school libraries are most successful when they define themselves according to the needs of their unique patrons. One library may successfully market the traditional model focused on building a thriving community of readers and book clubs. Another library may charge boldly into the future as a maker space complete with 3-D printers. ..."