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Michael Jacobs

Librarian, Upper School

Michael has been librarian at the McCallie-Kennedy Library since 2012. She holds a B.A. in English from Berry College and a Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama. In addition to her librarian role, she has taught Design Thinking. Before coming to Darlington, Michael worked in both academic and public libraries. She serves as program director for the Georgia Independent School Librarians Board of Directors and is also a member of the American Library Association's American Association of School Libraries and Young Adult Library Services Association divisions. She is married to Preston Jacobs (‘07, LD ‘17).

French 3 Honors
Latin 2
Latin 3
College Education
MLIS. University of Alabama
B.A. Berry College

Jacobs named program coordinator for Georgia Independent School Librarians

September 22, 2020
Michael Jacobs, Upper School librarian, has been named program coordinator for Georgia Independent School Librarians.

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Celebrating Banned Books Week

Library Services | Michael Jacobs, September 24, 2018
Celebrating Banned Books Week with words and art from author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell.

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Holmes serving as chair of AISL annual conference in Atlanta

April 7, 2018
Two years ago, Melinda Holmes, Darlington’s director of library services, was tapped to chair the 2018 conference for the Association of Independent School Librarians which will be held in Atlanta, Ga. April 18-20.

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The Aesthetically Inclined Bibliophile

Library Services | Michael Jacobs, November 1, 2017
My musings on book arts and my displays in the McCallie Kennedy Library.

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Coca-Cola Connections With Daniel Morris ('16)

Library Services | Michael Jacobs, January 31, 2017
Alum Daniel Morris ('16) has shared a piece of his Cedartown Coca-Cola Museum with Darlington to enhance the visiting Millennium Gate Museum exhibit.

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Baking in iPeriod

Student Life | Michael Jacobs, September 16, 2016
There were some slip-ups, some spills, and definitely some “whoops!”—but that is the nature of laboring in the kitchen. It is a process that the students are invested in, not owing only to the fact that the tasty end result may be consumed with relish.

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A Celebration of the Class of 2016

Library Services | Michael Jacobs, May 9, 2016
I look forward to this time every year: I get a list of all the graduating seniors and their college choices from the College Guidance Office, and I create a display showcasing their senior photos and their colleges. I've done this for the past three years, and every year without fail, it becomes the most popular display I do.

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AISL Conference 2016: An Amazing Time in Los Angeles

Library Services | Michael Jacobs, April 25, 2016
The Darlington librarians were in sunny California from April 12-15 attending an incredible conference put on by the Association of Independent School Librarians.

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Recommended Reads for the Holiday Break

Library Services | Melinda Holmes, December 16, 2015
What better way to spend the holidays than reading a good book! Darlington's library services department shares their top literary picks for all ages for over the break.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using the Library’s E-Resources

Library Services | Michael Jacobs, December 1, 2015
Assistant librarian Michael Jacobs explains why students should take advantage of the free digital offerings at the McCallie-Kennedy Upper School Library.

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