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The library book

by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 38 Libraries 44 of 51 copies
Available (44)
Location Collection Call #
ACLA Mobile Library Services Preschool Children's Picture Books J PS PB CHAPIN
Location  ACLA Mobile Library Services
 
Collection  Preschool Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  J PS PB CHAPIN
 
 
Avalon Public Library Childrens E CHA
Location  Avalon Public Library
 
Collection  Childrens
 
Call Number  E CHA
 
 
Baldwin Borough Library Picture Book J CHA
Location  Baldwin Borough Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  J CHA
 
 
Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB CHAPIN Tom
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  PB CHAPIN Tom
 
 
Braddock Carnegie Library Picture Books P COMMUNITY CHA
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  P COMMUNITY CHA
 
 
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Picture Books E Cha
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  E Cha
 
 
CLP - Brookline Children's Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - Brookline
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
CLP - Knoxville Children's Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - Knoxville
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
CLP - Sheraden Children's Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - Sheraden
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
CLP - West End Children's Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - West End
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
CLP - Woods Run Children's Picture Books j FICTION Chapin
Location  CLP - Woods Run
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j FICTION Chapin
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Picture Books P CHA
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  P CHA
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon Picture Book PICTURE BOOK Chapin
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  PICTURE BOOK Chapin
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon Picture Book PICTURE BOOK Chapin
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  PICTURE BOOK Chapin
 
 
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E CHA
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  E CHA
 
 
Coraopolis Memorial Library Juvenile Picture Books J PIC CHA
Location  Coraopolis Memorial Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Books
 
Call Number  J PIC CHA
 
 
Dormont Public Library Concepts CONCEPTS CHAP
Location  Dormont Public Library
 
Collection  Concepts
 
Call Number  CONCEPTS CHAP
 
 
F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Picture Books JUV FIC CHA
Location  F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  JUV FIC CHA
 
 
F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Picture Books JUV PIC CHAP
Location  F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  JUV PIC CHAP
 
 
Hampton Community Library Juvenile Picture Book SCHOOL JPIC CHAPIN
Location  Hampton Community Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Book
 
Call Number  SCHOOL JPIC CHAPIN
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC CHA
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Fiction
 
Call Number  E FIC CHA
 
 
Moon Township Public Library Easy READING JE CHAPIN
Location  Moon Township Public Library
 
Collection  Easy
 
Call Number  READING JE CHAPIN
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books j Ea CHAPIN Tom
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  j Ea CHAPIN Tom
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Picture Book J PB CHAPI
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  J PB CHAPI
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC CHAPIN
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  J PIC CHAPIN
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC CHAPIN
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  J PIC CHAPIN
 
 
Oakmont Carnegie Library Easy Fiction E CHA
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Easy Fiction
 
Call Number  E CHA
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Picture Book Juv Pict Cha
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  Juv Pict Cha
 
 
Plum Community Library Easy Reader E FIC CHA
Location  Plum Community Library
 
Collection  Easy Reader
 
Call Number  E FIC CHA
 
 
Robinson Library Juvenile Picture Books PICT FIC CHAPIN
Location  Robinson Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Books
 
Call Number  PICT FIC CHAPIN
 
 
Scott Township Library New Material E CHAPIN
Location  Scott Township Library
 
Collection  New Material
 
Call Number  E CHAPIN
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E CHA
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Books
 
Call Number  J E CHA
 
 
South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Picture Book J E CHA
Location  South Fayette Township Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Book
 
Call Number  J E CHA
 
 
South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Picture Book J E CHA
Location  South Fayette Township Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Picture Book
 
Call Number  J E CHA
 
 
South Park Library Picture Books CCA PIC CHA
Location  South Park Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  CCA PIC CHA
 
 
Springdale Free Public Library Children's Picture Books C CHAP
Location  Springdale Free Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  C CHAP
 
 
Springdale Free Public Library Children's Picture Books CF CHAP
Location  Springdale Free Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Call Number  CF CHAP
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Picture Books LIBRARY CHAPIN
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  LIBRARY CHAPIN
 
 
Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP PIC CHAPIN
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
 
Collection  Picture Book
 
Call Number  JP PIC CHAPIN
 
 
Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC Chapin
Location  Whitehall Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  PIC Chapin
 
 
Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC Chapin
Location  Whitehall Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  PIC Chapin
 
 
Wilkinsburg Public Library Picture Books E CHA MAKE BELIEVE
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Call Number  E CHA MAKE BELIEVE
 
 
 
Unavailable (7)
Location Collection Status
UNKNOWN UNKNOWN IN TRANSIT
Location  UNKNOWN
 
Collection  UNKNOWN
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library - Forest Hills Picture Books CHECKED OUT
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library - Forest Hills
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Picture Books CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Allegheny Regional
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
CLP - East Liberty Children's Picture Books CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - East Liberty
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
CLP - Homewood Children's Picture Books CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Homewood
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books CHECKED OUT
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
South Park Library Picture Books IN TRANSIT
Location  South Park Library
 
Collection  Picture Books
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
What's the best way to cure a gloomy day? A trip to the library! Based on the hit song by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, here is an affectionate, exuberant, uproarious celebration of books, reading, and--SHHH!--libraries!

The rain is pouring, Dad is snoring, and the same old stuff is on TV--boring.

What is there to do today?

Go to the library, of course!

Who will we meet there? Let's find out!
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* This cheerful picture book opens on a rainy Saturday morning. While her dad's snoring and her brother's watching TV, an African American girl walks down to the library. Looking around, she spies old friends (Winnie the Pooh, Sleeping Beauty, Madeline, the Cat in the Hat, etc.), who all want to go home with her. Soon a happy crowd of fictional characters is parading down the street. On the wordless last page, the girl's on her bed, reading contently beside Winnie the Pooh. Written in 1989, with upbeat lyrics, natural-sounding rhymes, and a catchy tune, the song The Library Song creates a surprisingly good text for a picture book. The words can be read aloud easily, as the cadence is evident when the words are spoken, but the effect is more magical when the words are sung (the tune is readily available online). Groenink, the illustrator of Evan Kuhlman's Hank's Big Day (2016), brings the song to life on the page through his pleasing pencil-and-digital artwork. From the rainy-village street scene to the library interiors to the child's cozy bedroom, the pictures are well structured and full of intriguing details for children to find and enjoy. Fun for story hours and satisfying for reading one-on-one.--Phelan, Carolyn Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Singer-songwriter Chapin follows The Backwards Birthday Party, also illustrated by Groenink, with a second picture book adapted from his extensive catalog: in this case, "Library Song" (written with Mark) from his album Moonboat. "I'm going down to the library,/ picking out a book, check it in, check it out./ Gonna say hi to the dictionary,/ picking out a book, check it in, check it out," sings a brown-skinned girl with round yellow eyeglasses as she runs through the rain. Beyond the rows and rows of waiting books, several classic children's book figures soon appear on the scene, including Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, Babar, the Cat in the Hat, and Mother Goose. Even the serious librarian gets caught up in the increasingly rowdy fun, earning her a "shhh!" from the girl, who is ready to start reading. It's a book that could easily be used in elementary school classrooms before visits to the library, and readers will enjoy spotting recognizable characters in Groenink's cozy illustrations. This celebration of reading and libraries is sure to charm those who love both. Ages 4-8. Illustrator's agent: Stephen Barr, Writers House. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Libraries -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's songs, English -- United States -- Texts.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Libraries -- Fiction.
Songs.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition First edition.
Contributors Mark, Michael L., author.
Groenink, Chuck, illustrator.
Language English
Notes Includes music on endpapers.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, music ; 27 x 29 cm
ISBN 9781481460927
1481460927
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