School Librarian

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Celisa Chittenden | (620) 821-6467 | Oklahoma City, OK


I am a School Librarian with over 3 years experience. I have worked in both public and private schools, and have helped students of all ages find the resources they need to succeed. I am passionate about helping students learn, and my skills as a librarian allow me to help them in their studies in unique ways. I would love to put my skills to work for your school district, and can promise that I will be an asset to your team.


School Librarian at B&B Library Services, OKMay 2022 - Present

  • Instituted a new check-out system that decreased late book returns by 15%.
  • Collaborated with the school's IT department to develop and maintain an up-to-date online catalog.
  • Wrote grants that secured $10,000 in funding for new library resources.
  • Planned and executed monthly themed story hours that increased attendance by 20%.
  • Led a team of 5 volunteers in sorting and shelving donated books.
  • Presented at 2 professional development conferences on effective ways to integrate technology into the library curriculum.

Assistant School Librarian at The Library Corporation, OKAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Created and managed a social media campaign that garnered over 100 new followers in 2 weeks.
  • Wrote grants totaling $5,000 which funded the purchase of new books and software for the library.
  • Successfully organized and executed a book fair that raised $1,500 for the school library.
  • Catalogued 150 new items into the school’s online catalog system.
  • Taught 5 classes on research skills to groups of 30 students each.
  • Assisted with planning and executing 3 large-scale events for parents and community members.


Master of Library Science at Oklahoma State University, OKSep 2014 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are: effective communication, teamwork, time management, and organization.


  • Library cataloguing
  • Library classification
  • Bibliographic control
  • Reference skills
  • Research skills
  • Collection development

Demia Earnhardt | (142) 046-4981 | Rockville, MD


As a school librarian, I have over three years of experience working with students and teachers to promote reading and lifelong learning. I am passionate about helping others find the joy in reading and developing a love for literature. I specialize in children's literature and enjoy promoting literacy through various programming opportunities. My skills include excellent customer service, organization, time management, communication, and collaborative teamwork. As a librarian, I am dedicated to providing access to information and resources that support the educational goals of my school community.


School Librarian at Anne Arundel County Public Library, MDMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully created and implemented a new school-wide reading program that increased student participation by 25%.
  • Successfully advocated for an increase in the library budget, resulting in a $5,000 increase.
  • Worked with teachers to create custom lesson plans that incorporated the use of the library, increasing teacher usage by 15%.
  • Created an after-school homework help program that saw 80% attendance among participating students.
  • Wrote and received a grant from the local city government for $10,000 to fund new books and materials for the library.

Assistant School Librarian at Baltimore County Public Library, MDSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Trained and supervised 50+ student workers.
  • Cataloged 10,000+ library materials.
  • Assisted 500+ students with research projects.
  • Taught 100+ classes on information literacy.
  • Presented at 5 national conferences.


Master of Library Science at University of Maryland, College ParkAug 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to effectively manage and lead a library, as well as various ways to catalog and organize books and other materials.


  • Library Science
  • Cataloging
  • Classification
  • Research
  • Reference Services
  • Instructional Technology
  • Collection Development