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Children's Literature Collection

This guide will introduce you to the Children's Literature Collection at Van Wagenen Library!

The Children's Literature Collection is organized according to the outline you see below. You will also find these signs posted around the collection.

Signage in Children's Literature Collection

Quick Facts

  • The children's collection is located on the upper level of the library
  • All call numbers start with "JUV"
  • We order the Newbery and Caldecott winners from each year
  • Visit the small shelves near the windows for new books
  • Look for "in library use only" sticker - you won't be able to take these out of the library but we usually have a second copy that you can check out
  • Loans for these books are 2 weeks long
  • Please do not reshelve books! Just leave them on a cart

Find Books in the Catalog!

  1. Go to the Library Catalog
  2. Select "Advanced Search"
  3. Scroll down to "Limit Search to:"
  4. Choose "JUVENILE BOOK - UPSTAIRS - JUVENILE STACKS"
  5. Hit search to retrieve all Children's Literature (over 4000 books!)

***You can combine this type of search with a keyword, title, subject or author search***

JUV book search

View your search results and make sure to write down the call numbers for any titles you want to find.

JUV books in catalog