Today's Member of the Week is Tjandra Purnama. Tjandra works at International School Telemark in Porsgrunn. He has been a school librarian for 1 year.
We asked Tjandra some questions about his experience as a school librarian and we would like to share them with you.
What's your favorite thing about your job as a school librarian?
I can see the students from PYP 1 - PYP 6.
Name one children's book that you couldn't live without in your library.
Big Al by Andrew Clements
Tell us why you decided to join the Elementary Librarian Community. What's your favorite thing about it?
I like how I can modify the yearly plans to suit the school needs.
What's the biggest challenge you're currently facing when it comes to your school library?
If you could give one piece of advice to a brand new school librarian (or someone considering becoming a school librarian), what would it be?
Try to integrate the library lessons with the lessons that the homeroom teachers have.