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Michael Jacobs

Librarian, Upper School

Michael Jacobs 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. She worked a combined four years in academic and public libraries before coming to Darlington. Michael is a member of the American Library Association's American Association of School Libraries and Young Adult Library Services Association divisions.

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B.A. Berry College
MLIS. University of Alabama

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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The Future of Learning: Darlington Goes to Harvard

Academic Administration | Beth Wilson, August 17, 2015
A team of six faculty had a transformative week at the Future of Learning Institute this summer, which showcased the latest thinking on globalization, mind/brain research, and the digital revolution.

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