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This LibGuide provides resources for those considering school librarianship.


Teacher-2-Librarian Launch a Success!

Thanks to everyone who attended the information session on Tuesday, February 12th!

 Despite the challenging weather, over seventy people attended in person or viewed the webcast.

 The recording of the webcast can be viewed at

Application forms found on bottom of this page.  Deadline is April 1st!


NYC School Librarian Information Session

Consider the exciting field of information science and a career as a school librarian!

If you are interested in expanding your role as an educator while accumulating credit for a salary differential, attend an information session to find out how to pursue this 21ST century career at the NYC Department of Education.

At the information session you will be able to

  • Talk to school librarians about their role in a school’s instructional plan
  • Discuss with representatives from local and online information studies and library science graduate programs possible paths to school librarianship
  • Explore the long-term benefits of a degree in demand in many related fields. 

Training for New Librarians!

Are you new to the school library? Did you just get your MLS and this is your first school librarian job? Are you a teacher-assigned to the school library and need assistance? The Department of Literacy, AIS, and Library Services is offering a series of four workshops designed exclusively for you! Registration is available online at Our next sessions are Janaury 31st and April 11th, 2019 . Hope to see you there! 



Helpful Links

Teacher-2-Librarian Program

Submit application and reference forms

by email to

by April 1, 2019.




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