About

 

Hi, I’m Lisa.  I’ve spent the 10 school years working in private school libraries.

My Story

Even though I spent a lot of time in libraries when I was younger, I stumbled into librarianship as a career almost by accident.  After graduating from college and spending about a year substitute teaching and teaching Spanish part-time, I realized I did not want to be a classroom teacher.  I liked being with students and working in a school environment, but I didn’t like certain aspects of classroom teaching.  My mother (a former teacher herself) said she always wished she had been the school librarian.  I found out there was a graduate program in library science near me, and I enrolled with the intent of just checking it out and seeing if I liked it.

It turned out that I did like librarianship, and I received my MLIS from San Jose State University.  I spent three years working as the library media specialist at a small, private high school in Salinas, California, and then four more years at a large, K-12 Christian schools in San Jose, California.  Most recently, I was the librarian of an independent school in Monterey, California.  I currently work from home as a school library consultant to both public and private schools.

I’ve been married for five years and I live with my husband, Tom, who is an administrator at a local high school.  We have one daughter, C.J., and a spoiled cat named Hemingway.

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Disclaimer

This is my personal blog and does not represent the views of my current or former employers.   I am not liable for any damages, losses, or injuries resulting from the use of this blog.

2 thoughts on “About

  1. Nice one Lisa! I’m impressed with your ideas and spirit. I’m encouraged when I see librarians who share similar ideas with me. Bravo! Deep Librarian – what a lovely concept 🙂

    1. Thanks for taking the time to comment, David! I believe there are a lot more of us out there who share similar ideas, and I’m hoping this blog is a place where we can connect.

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