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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.  

Jan 28, 2019

How do you strike a balance in purchasing for your collection? What do you do to insure your students' choices are included and to what extent does crude humor find its way onto your shelves?  Take a listen and decide for yourself.

Colby Sharp’s newsletter and video

Intellectual Freedom Blog: Librarians...

Jan 21, 2019

How often have you resorted to self-censorship in your collection, circulation and checkout procedures?  Is it just cowardly or have we just decided that compromising is necessary? This episode will ask you to call into question many practices used in school libraries today.

Wendy Rickman’s Study of Self-Censorship

Jan 14, 2019

What do you honestly think about celebrity authors' contribution to children's lit?  Are children's books becoming more politicized?  Will your collection benefit from Netflix's latest sensation Tidying Up?  Tune in to find out.


CNN: Netflix has people (serenely) bulldozing their...

Jan 7, 2019

Join me as we consider what makes our day and listen to one librarian's story of overcoming a complete loss to find joy in her job as a school librarian. 

My Google Slides: Libraries that move!

Waiting For The Biblioburro by Monica Brown

My Librarian is a Camel by Margriet Rurrs

US News and World Report:...