10 Best Books About Libraries and Librarians

10 Best Books About Libraries and Librarians: Libraries and librarians have long been the subject of fascination in literature, both fiction and non-fiction.

The Library Book

The Library Book, written by renowned journalist Susan Orlean, recounts the heartrending story of the devastating 1986.

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Chris Grabentsein’s middle grade novel, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (2013), is an enchanting book that will make children feel right at home in libraries.

The Library at Mount Char

In Scott Hawkins’ 2015 novel, The Library at Mount Char, readers are transported into a mesmerizing dark fantasy world.

The Borrower

Rebecca Makkai’s The Borrower (2011) is a heart-warming story about Lucy, a children’s librarian in Mississippi, who finds herself slipping extra books.

The Librarian of Auschwitz

The main character in the novel, Dita Kraus, is a 14-year-old librarian based on a real-life person who lived during the Second World War in Auschwitz.

The Paris Library

The Paris Library is a novel that merges elements of WWII fiction and bibliophilic fiction. It revolves around the real-life story of people who worked in the American Library.

The Library of Lost and Found

Although the title may suggest otherwise, the book primarily revolves around the personal journey of the protagonist, Martha Storm, rather than the library itself.

The Librarian

Similar to Outlander, this book contains time travel, romance, and adventure but with a more manageable page count and less swordplay.

The Personal Librarian

Belle da Costa Green was not just any librarian; she was an exceptional one. Hired by J.P. Morgan, she was tasked with overseeing his vast collection of books.

The Strange Library

In the lyrical novella, The Strange Library (2014), the master of magical realism, Haruki Murakami, takes readers on a journey to an extraordinary library.