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Children's Literature

Children's Literature (Faye A. Collicot Children's Room) | 1st Floor

The Faye A. Collicot Children's Room on the first floor contains the Library's collection of juvenile literature, including picture books and associated reference books.

Materials may be checked out for 14 days. They can be renewed for 14 days but are then subject to recall after one week.

For additional resources see the Children’s Literature research guide


  • Juvenile Non-Fiction
  • Fables and Folktales (j398)
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Picture Books
  • Reference Materials on Juvenile Literature
  • Autographed Books (Books in display cases do not circulate, but copies are available in the regular juvenile collection).

Locating children's books

  • PILOT, the library catalog, lists children's books (see Books/Media link on left menu). Use the "Set Single Limit" drop-down box to select > Juvenile. If unsure of the title, try searching by keyword boolean, e.g. james and giant and peach.


  • Non-Fiction: Dewey Decimal Classification
  • Fiction: Alphabetically by author.
  • Picture Books ( jP ): Alphabetically by author.