Should I Become a Librarian?

Resources and reflections of librarians who grappled with whether or not they really wanted to become librarians.

by Staff

Updated: February 23rd, 2022

  1. Public Library Association (PLA)

    The PLA provides resources and information that help paint a picture of what life in a public library might look like.

  2. Reddit – The Librarian Subreddit

    Step by Step Guide

    When deciding to become a librarian, there are a few things you need to know. 1.) Does this career check all the right boxes that show it will support the life you want to lead. 2.) Anecdotal information that uncovers... more

  3. American Library Association

    Step by Step GuideEditor's Pick

    For those in the stage of deciding whether or not to become a librarian, the ALA provides multiple articles and perspectives that can help provide a little clarity on whether or not a career in librarianship is right for you.... more