The Librarian Influencer of the Week is Kim Johnson a high school librarian in Maryland where she is also active in her state library association Maryland Association of School Librarians. Listen to her interview here: http://laurasheneman.libsyn.com/librarians-are-community-builders-with-kim-johnson
In this podcast, Kim does a wonderful job describing her first year in the school library.
Having a mentor and working closely with her clerk made a big difference for her
Focus on relationships because you are really building your clientele at the high school level since you are not part of a specials rotation like elementary library time often is.
Don’t feel like you have to do trendy things like Makerspaces. Find your own passion within the school librarian space!
Here are some Librarian Influencer strategies Kim shared: