National Library Week

Since this week is National Library Week, I decided to put together an extended list of my favorite read aloud books about the library and reading. A few weeks back, I read these picture books for Library Day Storytime and recommend you check out those selections as well. All are a great way to share the library love this week and every week.

Picture Books:

The Library by Sarah Stewart, illustrated by David Small

Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

Quiet! There’s a Canary in the Library by Don Freeman

Baby Bear’s Books by Jane Yolen

The Library Dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Michael P. White

Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk

The Little Red Fish by Taeeun Yoo

The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians by Carla Morris, illustrated by Brad Sneed

Homer, the Library Cat by Reeve Lindbergh, illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf

Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

The Wonderful Book by Leonid Gore

Wild About Books by Judy Sierra, illustrated by Marc Brown

But Excuse Me, That is My Book by Lauren Child

The Day Dirk Yeller Came To Town by Mary Casanova, illustrated by Ard Hoyt

Miss Brooks Loves Books! by Barbara Bottner, illustrated by Michael Emberley

Reading Makes You Feel Good by Todd Parr

Winston the Book Wolf by Marni McGee and Ian Beck

Easy Reader Books:

Amelia Bedelia Bookworm by Herman Parish, illustrated by Lynn Sweat

Library Bear: 10 Words by Janet Spaht Gill, illustrated by Bob Reese

Nate the Great and the Hungry Book Club by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat, illustrated by Jody Wheeler

We Are in a Book! by Mo Willems

Annie and Snowball and the Book Bugs Club by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Sucie Stevenson

Non-Fiction Picture Books:

The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter

Miss Dorthy and Her Bookmobile by Gloria Houston, illustrated by Susan Condie Lamb

Waiting for Bilioburro by Monica Brown, illustrated by John Parra

The Inside Outside Book of Libraries by Roxie Munro, illustrated by Julie Cummins

No storytime post this week– The library was closed Sunday for the Easter holiday. Sunday Storytime will be back next week!

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