Elementary teacher finds new career as award-winning school librarian

When Sarah Siver’s elementary school in Sparta lost its librarian a year few years ago, the third-grade teacher was concerned.

“For the first time in 14 years, my students didn’t have consistent access to the library or library lessons, Siver said. “I learned that multiple library positions had been open in the past in the district, and it was often a struggle to find certified library applicants, or applicants of any kind at all.”