Without question, some of the most important members of the school community are the school librarians.

Also known as library media specialists, school librarians play a unique role in our schools. Often asked to take on a wide range of duties, these passionate and savvy educators deserve more than only a week of praise.

And in case you need a reminder of all that school librarians do for our students and our schools, we've put together a list--but it's only a start.

10 reasons school librarians are super valuable


1. School librarians know tech.
In many schools, the library media specialist is the go-to expert...

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  • About the Author:

    Erin Wilkey Oh is the executive editor of education marketing at Common Sense, where she oversees the Digital Classroom blog and the syndication of Common Sense Education content.