For Kids

If you like...

  • helping other people, tall or short or young or old
  • searching for hard-to-find answers
  • collecting and organizing things
  • getting new books, CDs, DVDs or MP3s
  • reading to your brother, sister, dog or cat
  • working with computers
  • respecting people's different points of view might make a great librarian some day!


There are all kinds of libraries and all kinds of jobs in libraries as this web site explains. Below is a list of what you might need...

  • graduate from high school
  • graduate from college with any undergraduate degree
  • graduate from a university with a master of library and information science

Want to know more?? Ask your local school or public librarian! It’s never too soon... to start thinking about a career as a librarian. (PDF flyer)

Books about libraries

Please Bury Me in the Library by J. Patrick Lewis & Kyle M. Stone The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter Tomas and the Library Lady by Pat Mora & Raul Colon