Exploring a Career as a School Librarian


If you are interested in working as a school library media specialist (in elementary, middle, or high school libraries), also known as school librarian or teacher-librarian in some states, you have two options for obtaining your professional degree:

If you are looking for ways to help finance your education in library science, visit the following page:

See the  AASL Web site for more detailed information about degree options in school library media.


If you have questions or would like to discuss your career options, contact the ALA Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment (HRDR) at 800/545-2433 ext. 4280.  You may also contact Beatrice Calvin at bcalvin@ala.org  .