Kelsey Barker

Middle School Librarian, Longfellow Middle School (OK)

Kelsey Barker is a school librarian at Norman (OK) Public Schools. A member of AASL, she received the 2016 Oklahoma Library Association Outstanding New Librarian Award. She coauthored (with Buffy Edwards) the article “In Principle and Practice: Developing a Guided Inquiry Design Unit for District-Wide Implementation” published in the December 2016 issue of Teacher Librarian. She also authored the article “Creating a Unique Brand for Your School Library: Values, Vision, Voice, and Visuals” in the Spring 2017 issue of Young Adult Library Services. She is the 2017–2018 Oklahoma Library Association (OLA) Marketing Committee Chair and Serves on the OLA Intermediate Sequoyah Reading Team (2017–2019 term).