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Movers & Shakers
Each year, LJ shines a spotlight on a cohort of about fifty top changemakers who are transforming what it means to be a librarian.
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MOVERS & SHAKERS 2017: Change Agents

Innovators | Educators | Digital Developers | Community Builders | Change Agents | Advocates
Erik Berman
Emily Johansson
Katie Johnson
Jason Kucsma
Sophie Maier
Laura Rogers
Gina Seymour
Aiden Street
Emily Johansson

Emily Johansson

Children’s Library Associate
Richland Library, Columbia, SC

Emily Johansson and colleague Laura Rogers began collaborating in 2014. With $1,000 in seed money from the book budget, the two children’s library associates created the Reading Studio, a space dedicated to dyslexic learners, at the main branch of the Richland Library. Their goal was not only to help kids with dyslexia improve their reading skills but to teach teachers and parents how...

MOVERS ON THE MAP

Find out how many—and which—Movers are from your home state, province, or country.

PREVIOUS MOVERS

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MOVERS IN THE NEWS

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