BKLYN Picture Books About the Library!
Annotation:Amelia Bedelia helps out at the library with her classmates and wonders what kind of book she should borrow when she receives her first library card.
Annotation:Bored with another normal, inky evening, bats discover an open library window and fly in to enjoy the photocopier, water fountain, and especially the books and stories found there.
Annotation:Melvin discovers that the public library is the place where he can find just about anything--including three librarians who help in his quest for knowledge.
Annotation:In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.
Annotation:A great group read aloud for preschoolers! Every Tuesday Lola and her mother visit their local library to return and check out books, attend story readings, and share a special treat.
Annotation:When B.B. Wolf, who now lives in the Villain Villa Retirement Residence, is invited to the library for a storybook tea, he is careful to follow the advice of his crocodile friend and impresses everyone with how polite he can be.
Annotation:A first-grade girl who does not like to read stubbornly resists her school librarian's efforts to convince her to love books until she finds one that might change her mind.
Annotation:During the early days of the Great Depression, New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpré, introduces the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three Kings' Day fiesta.
Annotation:A good, group read aloud for kindergarten and up. A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.
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These picture books feature the library as a setting. Titles that are good, group read alouds are noted in the annotations. As we say in Brooklyn, "Enjoy!"