Resources for School Librarians

Resources for librarians and others who work in school media centers or school libraries.

Updated: 11/3/2023


Book Awards

Books, Booklists and Review Sources

Books at the State Library available through Interlibrary Loan

  • Alessio, Amy J. Club Programs for Teens: 100 Activities for the Entire Year. ALA Editions, 2015.
  • Cano, Lesley M. 3D Printing: A Powerful New Curriculum Tool for Your School Library. Libraries Unlimited, 2015.
  • Fletcher-Spear, Kristin. Intellectual Freedom for Teens: A Practical Guide for Young Adult and School Librarians. ALA, 2014.
  • Isaacs, Kathleen T. Excellent Books for Early and Eager Readers. ALA Editions, 2016.
  • Kepple, Sarah. Library Robotics: Technology and English Language Arts Activities for Ages 8-24.Libraries Unlimited, 2015.
  • Morris, Betty J. Administering the School Library Media Center 4th Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
  • Pandora, Cherie. Better Serving Teens through School Library-Public Library Collaborations. Libraries Unlimited, 2013.
  • Schadlich, Megan Emery. Cooking Up Library Programs Teens and ‘Tweens Will Love: Recipes for Success. Libraries Unlimited, 2015.
  • Velásquez, Jennifer. Real-World Teen Services. ALA Editions, 2015.
  • Vnuk, Rebecca. The Weeding Handbook: A Shelf-By-Shelf Guide. ALA Editions, 2015
  • Willingham, Theresa. Makerspaces in Libraries. Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
  • Zilonis, Mary Frances. Strategic Planning for School Library Media Centers. Scarecrow Press, 2002.

Collection Development


Lesson Plans


Media Center/Library

National Associations/Organizations

State and National Initiatives

Utah Associations/Organizations


Karen Liu
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