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Every day, dozens of K-12 school librarians in the Gallatin Valley teach our students how to effectively find and use information. They teach students how to evaluate sources and identify “fake news.” They promote a love of reading and help students who struggle to read develop critical literacy skills. They provide a safe harbor for students who might need a listening ear from a trusted and non-judgmental adult. They connect kids with the right book at the right time, using literature to provide a “mirror” so that they may see themselves, or a “window” to a world that they can only imagine.

They serve on school professional development teams to help their fellow teachers incorporate information literacy skills in student assignments. School librarians are part of the instructional team; they do so much more than check out books. April is School Library Month. Let’s celebrate our school librarians! For more information on the many roles of the school librarian, please visit

Ann Ewbank


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