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Children's Literature and Resources

Children's books in the Cal State LA library

The University Library has a children's book collection located on Level 3 North.

Search OneSearch to locate books by author and/or title. Use the Advanced Search if you want to find children's books in Spanish or in other languages, and/or children's books on a particular topic.

The collection is divided between fiction and non-fiction using the Dewey Decimal Classification System. There is no separate children's reference book collection. The 92's shelved at the beginning of the collection are biographies of individuals. Biographies about multiple persons are shelved in the 920's toward the end of the Dewey call number range.

Books about children’s literature are shelved in the circulating collection arranged by Library of Congress Classification.

Finding children's books on the Web

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300