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Children's Librarianship

Pratt Institute has been training children’s librarians since 1899, when the first course in Children’s Library Services was offered. The tradition continues.

Topic Overview

This guide provides an introduction to research within the field of Children's Librarianship. We offer a curated selection of books and journals as well as a list of useful keywords and online resources. Use the navigation bar on the left to get started.  

If you're looking for information on our Children's Books collection, check out our Special Collections Guide.


This guide's content designed and prepared by former Pratt SI student and library graduate assistant, Manuela Aronofsky.