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Here Are 15 K-12 Librarians You Need to Follow On Twitter

Our post on 10 academic librarians that you need to follow was a huge hit, so we are coming out with a second iteration . . . but for K-12 librarians this time!

Like many of you, we love to follow superstar librarians like Shannon Miller, Buffy Hamilton, Gwyneth Jones, Joyce Valenza, Tiffany Whitehead and Jennifer LaGarde. We want to share with you some other great librarians you can learn from, too!

In no particular order, here are 15 K-12 librarians that will improve and expand your PLN:

Nancy Jo Lambert @NancyJoLambert

K-5 Librarian, Co-Moderator of #txlchat

Frisco, TX


Sue Kowalski @spkowalski

Middle School Librarian

Syracuse, NY


Andy Plemmons @plemmonsa

Elementary Librarian

Athens, GA


Sarah Ludwig @sarah_ludwig

Dean of Digital and Library Services

Simsbury, CT


Jane Lofton @jane_librarian

High School Teacher Librarian

San Pedro, CA


Travis Jonker @100scopenotes

Elementary Librarian

Wayland, MI


Kathy Kaldenberg @scsdmedia

K-12 School Librarian

Solon, IA


Who else is on the list? Find out . . . after the jump!

Meg Allison @meg_allison

Elementary Teacher Librarian

Mad River Valley, VT


Margaux DelGuidice @metadatachick

High School Librarian

Long Island, NY


Jennifer Reed @libraryreeder

Elementary Teacher Librarian

Newton, MA


Rose Luna @rosemluna

High School Librarian

Long Island, NY


Andrew Dutcher @DrydenLibrarian

Middle/High School Librarian

Dryden, NY


Julee Murphy @juleemurphy

Elementary Librarian

Corpus Christi, TX

Melissa Jacobs-Israel @missyji

Coordinator of Library Services, NYC DOE

New York, NY

Shannon DeSantis @MsDReads_vt

Middle/High School Librarian

Morrisville, VT


Whom would you add to the list? Nominate your favorite librarians and educators today to add them to our growing lists of “must follow” folks on Twitter!

Emily GoverEmily Gover is the information literacy librarian for EasyBib and ResearchReady. You can find her on Twitter, @Emily_EasyBib, or posting news you can use at the EasyBib Librarians Facebook page.

  • Celebrate_Maui

    Definitely Joyce Valenza @joycevalenza, Gwyneth Jones @gwynethjones, Donna McDonald @dsmcdonald, Matthew Winner @MatthewWinner, and Tiffany Whitehead @librarian_tiff, to start. There are so many!

    • Donna Macdonald

      Thanks for including me, Linda! My Twitter handle is actually @dsmacdonald. I thank my Scottish husband for the confusion with the spelling of my last name.

      • Celebrate_Maui

        Thanks for the correction, Donna!

  • trkravtin

    WHAT?! No @MrSchuReads?

  • Emily Gover

    Great suggestions, thank you! There so many wonderful teacher-librarians we can learn from on Twitter. We’ll make sure to add all of them to our PLN. ^_^