Recommendations for Adults:
Murder Past Due: A Cat in the Stacks Mystery by Miranda James (Aug 2010)
A famous author returns to his hometown and is murdered. It's up to Charlie Harris, the town's librarian and his cat Diesel, to find the killer before the wrong person is arrested for the crime. The trouble is, every last one of Charlie's friends and coworkers had a score to settle with the novelist.
The World's Strongest Librarian by Joshua Hanagarne (May 2013)
Traces the public librarian author's inspiring story as a Mormon youth with Tourette's Syndrome who after a sequence of radical and ineffective treatments overcame nightmarish tics through education, military service and strength training.
Killer Librarian by Mary Lou Kirwin (Nov 2012)
While on a literary tour in London that pays homage to mysteries, librarian Karen Nash is faced with a real-life mystery when another guest at the B&B where she is staying is murdered and her ex and his new girlfriend turn up.
The Librarian by Larry Beinhart (Aug 2004)
University librarian David Goldberg begins a side job as a conservative activist, a position that lands him in hot water with a conspiratorial clique of wealthy right-wingers who want him gone.
Lending a Paw: A Bookmobile Cat Mystery by Laurie Cass (Dec 2013)
Bookmobile-driving Minnie Hamilton investigates after her new cat, Eddie, lead her to the body of a murdered local resident.
Curiosity Thrilled the Cat: A Magical Cats Mystery by Sofie Kelly (Feb 2011)
Small-town librarian Kathleen Paulson discovers that the two stray cats she has taken in - Owen and Hercules - are truly special when she, the prime suspect in a murder, gets some unexpected feline help in solving the crime and clearing her name.
Unshelved by Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum (May 2003)
A collection of the daily Unshelved comic strips set at the Mallville Public Library.
Books Can Be Deceiving: A Library Lover's Mystery by Jenn McKinlay (Jul 2011)
Newly single Lindsey Norris, the director of the Briar Creek Public Library, tries to help her best friend Beth, a children's book author, prove her innocence when she is accused of murdering her boyfriend Rick, a local celebrity.
Recommendations for Teens:
Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen (Sep 2014)
Feeling suspicious about a gorgeous high school librarian who has become the object of her best friend's affections, Cynthia discovers that the man is actually a demon who is sucking the life force from the entire student population.
Sparrow by Sarah Moon (Oct 2017)
Fourteen-year-old Sparrow Cooke struggles with emotional issues and suicidal feelings following the death of her school librarian, who was the only person who seemed to understand her.
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine (Jul 2015)
In a world where the Great Library of Alexandria governs the flow of information to the people, Jess discovers that those who control the Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than human life after his friend inadvertently commits heresy.
Recommendations for Children:
I'm a Librarian by Brian Biggs (Mar 2017)
Presents a day in the life of a librarian in Tinyville Town.
Librarian's Night Before Christmas by David Davis (Jan 2006)
In a parody of the famous poem by Clement C. Moore, a harried librarian and her facility get a surprise holiday visit from Santa and his bookmobile.
The Ninja Librarians: The Accidental Keyhand by Jen Swann Downey (Apr 2014)
Dorrie and her brother Marcus accidently open a portal to Petrarch's Library, where they discover a secret society of warrior librarians who travel in time, protecting the world's greatest thinkers from torture and death for sharing knowledge and ideas.
Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen (Jul 2006)
A lion starts visiting the local library but runs into problems as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend.
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise by Jan Pinborough (May 2013)
Examines the story of how librarian Ann Carroll Moore created the first children's room at the New York Public Library.
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