Children's Books Set in Libraries
For many children, libraries are among their first social places. A place where the furniture is their size, where they can be among their peers, and follow their curiosity. Here are a few children's books set in libraries. If you have a library kid, these titles will make them feel right at home.
The Boy and the Book by David Michael Slater
A wordless story about a boy who learns to read and consequently, to treat the library books lovingly.
Dinosaur vs. the Library by Bob Shea
“Use your inside roar” little dinosaur.
The Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara
Come in after dark and meet the little librarian and her owl assistants.
Bats at the Library by Brian Lies
The Library after dark is a magical place full of books for bats like “Goodnight Sun.”
But Excuse Me That is My Book by Lauren Child
Charlie tackles the concept of borrowing with his little sister Lola (who is small and very funny.)
Coral Reefs by Jason Chin
The New York Public Library is transformed into a coral reef.
Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
There are no rules against lions in the library.
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
For Morris Lessmore, the world is black and white without books. (Also a wonderful short film.)
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Kyle's discovers his hero, the famous game designer Luigi Lemoncello, designed a new library and enters a contest to spend the night there.