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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.

Franklin County librarian wins national honor

Jessica Elaine Holmes, a librarian at Westridge Elementary School (Franklin County), has received the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My...

Other school professionals test-drive PGES

Hundreds of library media specialists, counselors, speech pathologists, psychologists and instructional coaches are piloting the Other Professional Growth and Effectiveness System before it’s fully implemented for the 2015-16 school year.

Library media specialists making lasting impressions as leaders

Joan Wood, a library media specialist at Lebanon Elementary School (Marion County) for the past eight years, has a library with a brand emphasizing...

Getting students excited about reading

Reidland library media specialist offers suggestions to foster a love of books, both old and new.

Promoting page turning

Library media specialists, teachers work with public libraries to promote summer reading.

Beyond books

Becky Nelson says that, while she’s a library media specialist (LMS), she also considers herself a resource. “Though I work individually and in groups directly with students, I can teach many more of them through teamwork with their classroom teachers,” said the veteran LMS at Hearn Elementary School (Franklin County). “The library and librarian are resources for all instruction.”