I Want to Be a Librarian

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    Elementary Vs. Middle School Librarian

    I was a secondary teacher for 11 years, then an elementary school librarian for the past 7 years. My school district will have an opening for a Middle School Librarian next year. Can anyone tell the me the pros and cons of being a middle school librarian verses an elementary...
    LibrarianEllison LibrarianEllison
    Jul 14, 2013

    Libraries Are the Place to Be

    I have always loved the library, it seems like a totally seperate world and I love to just sit there and read. It's great because you don't have anyone in your face constantly and you have a sense of anonimity. Also I don't know about you but when I really get into a book, I...
    Meow13 Meow13
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 14, 2008

    Que Sera Sera

    I want to go back to school and finish my degree, but my university does not have a library science degree program.  I will need to transfer and inevitably lose some of my hard earned credits.  I have had three library jobs in the past, so I must consider if a degree is...
    kimmy kimmy
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 8, 2007

    As a Kid

    As a kid, it's all I wanted. I could just imagine myself sitting in those big plushy chairs, reading all day, not really being bothered except to put some books away and check a few people out. Now I realize it's a little more tough then just smelling the musty smell and cramming...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2008

    On My Way....

    I love the library. I especially love the older ones because of all the history behind them. My extreme fondness for the library extends way beyond the books, to everything within (and without) its walls. I love all the history behind everything. I’m absolutely awestruck...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2009

    Hmm Librarian

    i love books so much. idk but i think a librarian who be a good job for me. hmmm my new future.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars
    26-30, F
    Oct 5, 2011

    To Be Or Not to Be...

    A film has inspired me to become a librarian. Whisper of the Heart is the film I'm talking about and in it the main character's dad is a librarian (I think. It's been a while since I've watched it) and the main character wants to become a writer. These are two careers I have...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2009

    A Lifelong Dream Come True

    Ever since I was a kid, I loved books. And I loved being in the library--I loved looking for things, and being somewhere quiet...I loved being somewhere I could find out so many things. I haven't even come close to reaching this goal--I'm so far from even getting a Bachelor's...
    brokenxtooxoften brokenxtooxoften
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 18, 2007

    Movin On Up

    I run a local business' library now, but want to get my degree so i can say ive done it.  I want to take my bachelors online because I can't find a school that offers a degree in it.
    renee762001 renee762001
    31-35, F
    Sep 10, 2008
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