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Welcome to School Librarians United, a podcast dedicated to the nuts and bolts of running a successful school library.  Tune in to learn all about the issues and challenges school librarians face everyday!  Feedback and episode suggestions welcome.  

Apr 15, 2019

Do you get pushback about your graphic novels?  Does everyone support your students reading these books? Join me as we consider the misconceptions and winning rationale to promote graphic novels for all our students.

I would like to thank composer Nazar Rybak at Hooksounds.com for the music you’ve heard today.  


Apr 8, 2019

How often do you feel like you are expected to be the expert only to realize just how much you actually don't know.  Good news! School Librarians are expert search engines.

I would like to thank composer Nazar Rybak at Hooksounds.com for the music you’ve heard today.  

Crain’s Detroit Business: WSU to roll out...


Apr 1, 2019

How do you address lost and ruined books in your library?  This is a challenge libraries have always faced.  There are no easy answers and yet, our collections depend on loss prevention and recovery.  Tune in and decide for yourself.

The Guardian: Fine owed by George Washington

NBC: Library Waives Fees for Sully’s...


Mar 25, 2019

Join me as I address our role in promoting diversity in our collections, strategies for obtaining funding and sharing out resources and interviews from #MACUL19

I would like to thank composer Nazar Rybak at Hooksounds.com for the music you’ve heard today.  

Lifelines with hosts Ann Braden and Saadia Faruki

Book Riot:...


Mar 11, 2019

Do you dread leaving your library even for 1 day?  You aren't alone. Tune in and I'll share some nightmares - and some helpful tips for preparing for the day you too have a substitute in the library.

KQ: Your PLN - Source of Inspiration or Thief of Joy

School Librarians - A Reflection: Can we really be all things to...