School Librarianship

These pages have been developed to provide information to those interested in becoming school librarians as well as those seeking to recruit people to the profession. It provides information on the job itself, the job outlook, education and licensing across the U.S., job hunting, and ideas for recruitment. Information from individual states is provided where available.

Learning about the Job
What a school librarian does, salaries, job outlook, mentoring and job shadowing programs, as well as testimonials from working school librarians.

Library Education & Licensing
Information about certification, licensure and endorsement, and finding a library education program.

Finding a Job
Where to find job postings and job hunting tips.

Recruitment Ideas
Useful tools for recruiting to the school library profession.

State-by-State Information
Each state was asked to provide information on licensure, scholarships, library education, job hunting, mentoring, and recruitment efforts.