When a library is staffed by a professional, it becomes the most far-reaching service in the school, nurturing the rich and poor, the literate and those learning to be literate, the athlete, the musician, the class clown and the class artist. The school library is often a gathering place and safe haven for students. It is a service for which every person on campus benefits.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
A terrific summation of what a quality school library can do for a school. Most notably, the author, Pam Munoz Ryan, articulates well the democratic mission of school libraries