About Video Librarian

Note: Video Librarian ceased publication with the Nov/Dec issue,  but will continue to update the website online through December 2019.

Video Librarian is the premier video review magazine for public, school, academic, and special libraries, as well as lovers of film. Written by staff, librarians, teachers, and film critics, Video Librarian offers over 200 critical reviews per issue, alerting readers to upcoming new releases of documentaries, children’s titles, movies, TV series, Japanese anime, and musical performances.

Video Librarian Plus! adds online access, offering subscribers both the print magazine and online access to a searchable database of nearly 40,000 full-text video reviews, a searchable database of nearly 1,000 video distributors, a bi-weekly selection guide, and a new release calendar.

Contact Us

Video Librarian
9479 Bayshore Dr. NW, Suite 203
Silverdale, WA 98383

Editorial: (360) 626-1259
Subscriptions: (800) 692-2270
Advertising: (800) 265-7965
Fax: (360) 626-1260


Publisher/Editor: Randy Pitman (vidlib@videolibrarian.com)
Associate Editor: Jazza Williams-Wood (jazza@videolibrarian.com)
Editorial Assistant: Christopher Pitman (chris@videolibrarian.com)
Graphic Designer: Carol Kaufman
Web/Database Designers: Allison Brucker, Steve Ladd, Spencer Sundell, Dave Ahlers, Ron Johnson
Marketing Director: Anne Williams (anne@videolibrarian.com)

Contributing Writers

Kathleen C. Fennessy, Reviewer, Amazon.com
Susan Granger, SSG Syndicate
Donald Liebenson, Reviewer, Entertainment Weekly, Amazon.com
Stephen Rees, Librarian, Bucks Co. Free Library, Levittown, PA
Frank Swietek, Associate Professor of History, University of Dallas, TX

Additional Contributors:
Sean Axmaker, Carson Block, Charles Cassady, Jose Cruz, Phil Hall, Tom Keogh, Lisa Martincik, Trudie Root, Michael Sandlin

Cover of the September - Oct 2016 issue of VIDEO LIBRARIAN