Hilda K. Weisburg

Adjunct Instructor, William Paterson University

Hilda Weisburg was a school librarian for over thirty years and is now an author, speaker, and adjunct instructor at William Paterson University in New Jersey. With Ruth Toor, she coauthored fourteen books for school librarians, including the most recent ones for ALA Editions: Being Indispensable: A School Librarian’s Guide to Becoming an Invaluable Leader (2011) and New on the Job: A School Librarian’s Guide to Success, 2nd ed. (2015). In 2013, ALA published School Librarian’s Career Planner, which was her first work without Ruth Toor. Hilda’s latest book is Leading for School Librarians: There Is No Other Option (2017). A past president of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL), she serves on two ALA Council Committees: Committee on Professional Ethics and Intellectual Freedom Committee. Hilda also serves on the AASL Publications Advisory Group, and is once again a NJASL delegate to AASL’s Affiliate Assembly. In 2016 she received AASL’s Distinguished Service Award.