Last Updated on February 7, 2024 by BiblioLifestyle
Librarians have always been important members of our society. They help us find the information we need, keep us organized, and fight for our right to read. If you’re looking for books about librarians, then you’re in luck! These novels are perfect for anyone who loves libraries and all the amazing work that librarians do daily.
The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray
The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian—who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.
The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris, this is an unforgettable story of romance, friendship, family, and the power of literature to bring us together, perfect for fans of The Lilac Girls and The Paris Wife.
The Librarian of Burned Books by Brianna Labuskes
For fans of The Rose Code and The Paris Library, The Librarian of Burned Books is a captivating WWII-era novel about the intertwined fates of three women who believe in the power of books to triumph over the very darkest moments of war.
The War Librarian by Addison Armstrong
The Paris Library meets The Flight Girls in this captivating historical novel about the sacrifice and courage necessary to live a life of honor, inspired by the first female volunteer librarians during World War I and the first women accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy.
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
’Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices…Would you have done anything different if you had the chance to undo your regrets?’ A dazzling novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived.
Ink and Shadows by Ellery Adams
A cozy mystery featuring librarian-turned-bookseller Nora Pennington with a penchant for bibliotherapy and a sideline in solving crime. While people visit Miracle Springs for healing treatments, it’s Nora who helps them find peace by prescribing the perfect book along with a fresh-baked scone. After all, sometimes the key to happiness, friendship—or solving a murder—can simply be found within the pages of the right book…
What do you think about these books about librarians?
Have you read any books from this list? What are your favorite books about librarians or libraries? What books would you add to the list?
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