Mrs. Janie Kossak is the school librarian at Austin Elementary. She has been with DeKalb County School System since August 2002. A graduate of Columbia College in Columbia, SC, she was a classroom teacher for eight years before earning a Master's of Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina. 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. Mrs. Kossak completed her Ed. S. degree in Instructional Technology from Kennesaw State University in December 2016.