Spokane Public Schools Turn a Cold Shoulder to Librarians

Spokane Public Schools Turn a Cold Shoulder to Librarians

Remember your favorite school librarian? In Spokane, Washington, future students might grow up not knowing what a librarian does. Two weeks ago, the Spokane, Washington Public Schools superintendent announced that librarians in public schools will be laid off before the academic year begins again in the fall, although the libraries themselves—generally very large rooms with hundreds of books and programs and resources that students need assistance navigating—will remain.   Image vIA eLLA’S lIST   Students will still have the opportunity to visit their school’s library, even if there’s no one to help them use it. As for library services, teachers …