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The print collection
Search the library's books, eBooks, DVDs, and streaming video available for you to check out or view online.
The children's shelved literature collection in the Hessel Library contains preschool books, picture books, poetry, chapter books, as well as books pertainiing to myths, legends, and folklore. Titles relating to fantasy, historical fiction, young adult literature, African-American literature can also be found.
The collection is located in the east end of the library. Caldecott and Newbery award books are included in the collection.
Find resources on authors, critical reviews and more
Gale eBooks, formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library, contains over 200 reference and specialized sources on multiple subjects.
The Library has full-text access to 350 back files of academic journals. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1, to most available in this database. Also available are abstracts to additional journals. Focus is on high quality research.
Literary Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
Full-text collection of literary reference works & journals.
Contains Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature.
A sampling of library books available
Caps for Sale by
Call Number: E S6344c (Books)
Gone Crazy in Alabama by
Call Number: J 813.54 G2161
La Caja de Los Agujeros by
Call Number: E G463 (Books)
Nappy Hair by
Call Number: E H5687n (Books)
Once upon a Time by
Call Number: 398.2 W283 (Books)