Children's Picture Books About Libraries

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I have a vivid recollection of my first visit to the Monessen Public Library when I was just a wee one. I was immediately hooked. An entire building filled with books, and I could take them home! Get your little one interested in libraries with these both fictional and non-fiction picture books.

Down Cut Shin Creek: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky

Down Cut Shin Creek: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky

by Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer, Kathi Appelt

Kids and adults love the whole idea of being someplace public "after hours." Wonderful illustrations, and it's fun seeing the library from a non-biped perspective.

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Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians

Goldie Socks and the Three Libearians

by Jackie Mims Hopkins, illustrated by John Manders

This book is such an eye-opener and one that anyone with an interest in libraries should read.

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The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians

The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians

by Carla Morris, illustrated by Brad Sneed

A little boy spends a lot of time at the library and looks at the librarians as his most cherished friends. They guide him throughout his childhood and he grows up to become, you guessed it, a librarian.

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The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq

by Jeanette Winter

This wonderful true story about a librarian determined to save the books in her library is inspirational and shows how important books are to those who treasure them.

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The Library Dragon

The Library Dragon

by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Michael P. White

The librarianís a dragon and she wonít let anyone read the books. This book is super cute and I love all the dragon-related puns.

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Library Lion

Library Lion

by Michelle Knudsen, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

Delightfully tender tale about a lion who strolls into the library and isnít asked to leave.

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Library Mouse

Library Mouse

by Daniel Kirk

An author mouse lives in a hole in the childrenís reference book section of a library. The illustrations in this storybook are excellent.

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Our Librarian Won't Tell Us Anything

Our Librarian Won't Tell Us Anything

by Toni Buzzeo, illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa

This colorful librarian wonít tell them anything because she wants the students to learn how to find things themselves in the library by using the catalog and learning how to access appropriate information.

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Bats at the Library

Bats at the Library

by Brian Lies

As with its predecessor, this book's richly detailed chiaroscuro paintings find considerable humor at the intersection where bat and human behavior meet.

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