For Kids

If you like...

  • helping other people, tall or short or young or old
  • searching for hard-to-find answers
  • collecting and organizing things
  • getting new books, CDs, DVDs or MP3s
  • reading to your brother, sister, dog or cat
  • working with computers
  • respecting people's different points of view might make a great librarian some day!

There are all kinds of libraries and all kinds of jobs in libraries as this web site explains. Below is a list of what you might need...

  • graduate from high school
  • graduate from college with any undergraduate degree
  • graduate from a university with a master of library and information science

Want to know more?? Ask your local school or public librarian!

Print our colorful flier for  children or  teens.

read more about it:

Me? A Librarian? - Cool 10-minute video about becoming an information professional from the State Library of Ohio, the Ohio Library Council, and the Ohio Educational Library Media Association.

Why Libraries Matter:  A Story Long Overdue - An animated online book about how important libraries are to people and communities from the Alliance Library System, IL and TumbleBooks.

Bibliography of Children's Books about Library Careers - Compiled by Sharon Saulmon