Department of Library Services

  • Boston Public Schools Library Services provides centralized support to the BPS community and Library Team members

    Who We Are

    This department acts as liaisons between BPS Library Services and other BPS departments, local libraries, and public, non-profit, and private organizations.

    What We Do

    • Provide central leadership to schools and departments to ensure that library media centers play a pivotal role in achieving academic targets
    • Lead the strategic planning process, in conjunction with OIIT and the BPS Academic Office
    • Work closely with Principals and Headmasters to build capacity around library media center development and management
    • Enhance equitable access to digital, multimedia, and print resources to foster the infusion of 21st-century learning skills into the learning environment
    • Provide professional development for school library team members to support their work as effective teachers and digital/information literacy leaders