Help Us Tell the COVID-19 Story: Do you have a story to share?

SLJ welcomes information as we continue to report on the pandemic and its impact on students, educators, and libraries. We invite readers to contribute to our reporting.

LED sign saying In this unprecedented health crisis, School Library Journal editors seek your help in covering the ongoing story. We invite our readers to provide information on specific issues below to help us report stories that matter to the library community.

Has your library or school district experienced budget cuts? Furloughs or layoffs?
Let us know.

Has your library or school announced when they will reopen? 
Share the timing and plans for the return.

Tell us about your students and how the crisis has affected them.
Share what’s happening in your community, what you have observed.

Do you know someone in the library, K-12, or publishing community who has died from COVID-19?
We want to tell their stories.


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