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Finding Children's Books

Finding children's books at the Parkland Library.

Where We Put Children's Books

Children's books at Parkland are NOT all in one place!

  • Storybooks (Fiction) are in the PZ 7 call number area.
  • Nonfiction books will be throughout the library shelved with all books on the same topic. So children's music books are in the M call numbers, children's American history books will be in the E call numbers. It is difficult to "browse" for these books.

Use the catalog to find children's books. A simple keyword search that includes the world "juvenile" will find both fiction and nonfiction.

Catalog Searches to Try

It's Child's Play

Parkland has thousands of children's books.  To find them, especially non-fiction, search the catalog.

You can also BROWSE in the PZ7 call number area, which is literature for children.  

Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821