Gift Ideas for a Librarian (or just a Book Lover)


We love all our librarians and the librarians who work in them.   I am a bit of a book nut myself.  One of the librarians at our library says I am a “librarian at heart”.

If you know someone that really loves books (even if it’s you!) here are some gift ideas (or treat yourself!)booknecklace

 Library Book Necklace – just $3.00 with FREE shipping!

Or here is a square version of the book necklace.

So many books So little time Round Pendant Necklace with 26″ Rolo Chain – $6.98 plus free shipping

The charm on this one says “A book is a dream that you hold in your hands.” and it’s $2.20 + free shipping.

If you’re a book lover that likes to loan out books to friends and family but you’re afraid of not getting them back, here are a couple things that might help!

Knock Knock Personal Library Kit – $13.37

  • For a bibliophile, there’s no greater pleasure than sharing beloved books, but no crueler pain than losing them for good-until the Personal Library Kit
  • Revive old-fashioned library circulation techniques for fun and book retention with our classic bestseller
  • The perfect gift for the generous reader

Antiquarian Bookplates: 55 Bookplates to Personalize Your Library – $8.57

Personalize your library with this sophisticated set of bookplates. Each features a beloved literary quote and a charming illustration that makes each book in your collection even more special.

Never again will you be in search of the perfect present for your book-loving friend – you can now give a whole set of bookplates with quotes from the likes of Jane Austen, Johnathan Swift, and Samuel Johnson. In the style of antique books, these 55 labels are classic and sophisticated and will appeal to a wide range of tastes and genres.

A few sample quotes include:

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”—Jane Austen

“A room without books is a body without a soul.”—Cicero

“Literature is my Utopia.”—Helen Keller

“We read to know we are not alone.”—C.S. Lewis


If you like to journal about what you read or just like keeping track of what you read, what you liked, favorite authors and such, a reading log might be just what you need!  There are lots to choose from with covers ranging from vintage, to whimsical to artsy.


Library socks! Aren’t these fabulous? $14.99 per pair on Amazon (you can choose different colors also)


This shirt is so funny! This Book Lovers T-Shirt is $17.99 on Amazon.  Multiple color choices available.

I like this nightshirt too! Nightshirt All Cotton One Book Leads to Another White OS available from Amazon.

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