Books about Libraries!
The Library Book by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, illustrated by Chuck Groenink
What’s the best way to cure a gloomy
day? A trip to the library! Based on the
hit song by Tom Chapin and Michael
Mark, here is an affectionate, exuberant,
uproarious celebration of books, reading,
Bats At The Library by Brian Lies
Another inky evening’s here— The air
is cool and calm and clear. Can it be
true? Oh, can it be? Yes!—Bat Night
at the library!
A Library Book For Bear by Bonny Becker
Bear does not want to go to the library.
He is quite sure he already has all the
books he will ever need. Yet the relentlessly
cheery Mouse, small and gray and
bright-eyed, thinks different.
The NOT So Quiet Library by Zachariah Ohora
It’s Saturday, which means Oskar and
Theodore get to go to the library with
their dad! It means donuts for breakfast!
And it means endless quiet hours lost
The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith
In the first book in a brilliant new
fantasy series, books that aren’t finished
by their authors reside in the Library
of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is
up to the Librarian to track down
any restless characters who emerge
from those unfinished stories.
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular
with most kids, and an ardent fan of
all games: board games, word games,
and particularly video games. His hero,
Luigi Lemoncello,the most notorious and
creative gamemakerin the world, just so happens
to be the genius behind the building of the new town library.
The Body In The Library by Agatha Christie
It’s seven in the morning. The Bantrys
wake to find the body of a young woman in
their library. She is wearing evening dress
and heavy make-up, which is now smeared
across her cheeks. But who is she? How did
she get there? And what is the connection with
another dead girl, who is later discovered in an abandoned quarry?
Dewey’s Nine Lives by Vicki Myron
Dewey’s Nine Lives offers nine funny, inspiring,
and heartwarming stories about cats–all told from
the perspective of “Dewey’s Mom,” librarian Vicki
Myron. The amazing felines in this book include
Dewey, of course, whose further never-before-told
adventures are shared, and several others who
Vicki found out about when their owners reached out to her.
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Alice Wright marries handsome American
Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling
life in England. But small-town Kentucky
quickly proves equally claustrophobic.
So when a call goes out for a team of women
to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s
new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically.
The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter
Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in
Basra, Iraq. For fourteen years, her library
has been a meeting place for those who love
books. Until now. Now war has come, and
Alia fears that the library–along with the
thirty thousand books within it–will be destroyed forever.