September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Celebrate by checking out one of these books featuring libraries! Recommended for children ages 8-12.

  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
    Grabenstein, Chris

    "Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by his hero (the famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello), with other students but finds that come morning he must work with friends to solve puzzles in order to escape"--Provided by publisher.

  • The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library
    Bailey, Linda

    Eddie is a tiny green bug who loves to read and who lives behind the chalkboard in Mr. Wang's fourth-grade classroom with his parents, his 53 brothers and sisters, and his Aunt Min. But when Aunt Min goes to the school library and never returns, Eddie leaves the comfort of his home for the first time and begins the dangerous trek through the elementary school.

  • Going, Going, Gone
    Time, Nicholas O.

    Three middle schoolers travel back in time to the 1950s with the help of a magical library book.

  • Story Thieves
    Riley, James

    Except for reading the Kiel Gnomenfoot magic adventure series, Owen's life is boring until he sees his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the school library and he learns that Bethany is half-fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character.

  • Ban this Book
    Gratz, Alan

    A fourth grader fights back when From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg is challenged by a well-meaning parent and taken off the shelves of her school library. Amy Anne is shy and soft-spoken, but don't mess with her when it comes to her favorite book in the whole world. Amy Anne and her lieutenants wage a battle for the books as they start a secret banned books locker library, make up ridiculous reasons to ban every single book in the library to make a point, and take a stand against censorship.

  • The Forbidden Library
    Wexler, Django

    When her father is lost at sea shortly after meeting a very unusual visitor, Alice must leave her home to live with an "uncle" whose rural Pennsylvania estate includes a massive and mysterious library that holds much more than books.

  • Inkfoot
    Dahl, Michael

    An inky beast attacks the library and bookshelves of a small mountain town. The Librarian and the Specialist must track the monster down before it obliterates every book in its sludgy path.

  • A Week Without Tuesday
    Banks, Angelica

    Real and imaginary worlds are colliding so Tuesday and Baxterr, at the request of the Librarian, venture to find the Gardener--the one person who can stop this catastrophe--but will they be able to save the land of story?

  • Dewey the Library Cat
    Myron, Vicki

    Abandoned in a library book drop slot in the dead of winter, this remarkable kitten miraculously endured the coldest night of the year. When librarian Vicki Myron found him in the morning, she wrapped him in her arms, nurtured him back to health, and introduced him to his new home - the library.

  • But I Read it on the Internet!
    Buzzeo, Toni

    In this fourth Mrs. Skorupski tale, the librarian with the finest accessories in all of Liberty School shows students how to decide when the Internet is reliable. With the help of the Website Evaluati on Gizmo, Hunter discovers that the Internet can provide true facts, Carmen learns that not everything there is true, and together they solve the question of George Washington's teeth.