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Students and teachers benefit from public library partnership

Allen County schools is the first district in the state to give all students full access to the local public library.

McCracken librarian a candidate for ALA president

Terri Grief, the school librarian at McCracken County High School, is a candidate for the 2018-19 presidency of the American Library Association (ALA). An ALA member...

Jefferson County educator studies at Library of Congress

Pam Coomer, library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), was selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.

Simpson County school librarian named 2016 National Geographic Fellow

Sam Northern was selected as one of the 2016 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. Northern, who is a library media specialist at Simpson Elementary School, is one of 35 educators from the United States and Canada to receive this honor.

Jefferson teacher awarded grant for Library of Congress Institute

Pam Coomer, a library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), has been named a 2016 Fund for Teachers (FFT) Fellow. With her $3,200...

Collaborating outside her comfort zone

A Hart County library media specialist was attracted to the idea of collaborating outside her school, but she wasn’t interested in taking the easy way out.

James Allen believes in sharing his passion for school libraries

Eminence Independent’s Allen recently was named as president of the Kentucky Association of School Librarians.

Fayette librarian named outstanding media librarian

Amanda Hurley of Henry Clay High School (Fayette County), was named the Kentucky Outstanding School Media Librarian by the Kentucky Association of School Librarians...

Building learning in Minecraft

Teachers across Kentucky and the world are harnessing the power of students’ interest in the video game, Minecraft, and turning it into increased learning.

No more ‘shushing’ in these school libraries

School libraries across the state are transforming from places to just check out books to places where students create, collaborate and use digital media to enhance their learning.