Students Need School Libraries

All children need a quality school library run by qualified professionals.  What's happening in your child's school library?

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What are people saying?

"The school library...a very special place for all students..."

Michael Salmon - Author and illustrator

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure student access to high quality school library services.

Our vision is that every student has access to a dynamic, well-resourced school library run by qualified library staff.

Testimonials

"Every school needs a school library—it’s a no-brainer. Reading underlies every area of the curriculum and the key is having a well stocked school library and a passionate school librarian who can put the right book into the right hands at the right time."

Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

Resources

Your voice is important. We invite you to join our campaign to spread the word about the importance of quality school libraries for all children. We have created a toolbox of free resources for parents, teachers and schools to use to help secure quality school libraries for all students.

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Show your support. Our partners at Syba Signs have created a wonderful range of Students Need School Libraries merchandise. From posters and bumper stickers to banners and badges, you can show your support of our important mission.

10% of all sales will be donated back to the Students Need School Libraries campaign!

From our blog

How Did We Get Here?

Teacher Librarians pioneered the introduction of technology in schools and still play a critical and leading role today. In this blog post Teacher Librarian Deb Robins looks back on 30 years as a Teacher Librarian and her key role in implementing technological change and ensuring equitable access for all students. She considers what the future … Continue reading How Did We Get Here?

A love letter to my primary school library and librarians

A love letter to my primary school library and librarians This post was originally published on Melissah’s blog on 24 November 2018 Without doubt, one of the most instrumental places in my life – during my primary school years in the early 80s – was our little school library. The library was situated under a classroom … Continue reading A love letter to my primary school library and librarians

Denyse Whelan Blogs: Why Students Need School Libraries

Denyse Whelan Blogs: Why Students Need School Libraries This post was originally published on Denyse Whelan Blogs on 23 October 2018 I can’t think that anyone might disagree with the statement: Students Need School Libraries. When I mentioned this campaign to assist more of the community to know WHY there even needs to be a … Continue reading Denyse Whelan Blogs: Why Students Need School Libraries

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