Our January 2021 Spotlight Librarian is Olga Nesi… the award-winning school librarian at the Edward B. Shallow Junior High School in Brooklyn! Fun Fact: Olga circulated over 25,000 books during the 2019-2020 school year!
Each year the American Library Association honors outstanding materials for children and teens during the #YouthMediaAwards! Watch with @NYCSLA on January 25th at 9am! More information including Zoom link and Google form will be emailed to members! For more information about the Youth Media Awards: http://ala.org/yma!
Our December Spotlight Librarian is the curator of the LGBTQ+ Special Collection for NYC… Andrea Swenson of the East Side Community School! Another amazing #SchoolLibrarian of New York City! #ALibrarianInEverySchool
Mark your calendar! NYCSLA will be hosting a webinar with @LambdaLiterary and author @kacencallender on Wednesday, December 9th! Registration information for CTLE credits will be sent to NYCSLA members! See you there!
This month we are celebrating the advocacy efforts of one of our many amazing #SchoolLibrarians of New York City! Our October Spotlight Librarian is Roy Whitford from the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering, and Architecture! #ALibrarianInEverySchool
NYCSLA had the pleasure of hosting School Librarian Extraordinaire KC Boyd (@Boss_Librarian) speak to us about her advocacy/activism journey. She gave us some tips and tricks to help school librarians spread the message we already know –school libraries and school librarians are essential to student success. You can find a copy of the webinar on the Past Professional Development section of the the site. Remember we can make #ALibrarianinEverySchool happen together!!
It’s that time again! For NYCSLA to begin celebrating the amazing #SchoolLibrarians of New York City! Our September Spotlight Librarian is Melissa Ahart @ms51library from the William Alexander Middle School Library in Brooklyn!