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Meet your Austin Elementary School Librarian
 
Mrs. Janie Kossak is the school librarian at Austin Elementary.  She has worked for the DeKalb County School System since August 2002.
 
A graduate of Columbia College in Columbia, SC, she was a middle school classroom teacher for eight years before earning a Master's of Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina.  Mrs. Kossak is gifted-certified and earned her Ed. S. degree in Instructional Technology at Kennesaw State University in December 2016. 
 
She has served as a school librarian in Meridian, MS; Charleston, SC; and in Atlanta Public Schools; as well as working briefly for several public and medical libraries.
 
She and her family--hubby Dan, daughter Mattie, and puppy Lulu--live in Brookhaven, GA.
 
      
  
Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, and--not surprisingly--READING!
 
 
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