When you need a book recommendation, go to the experts. Celadon asks the nation’s best librarians about current book trends and what to check out.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Daryl A. Maxwell, Los Angeles Public Library

We talked with librarian Daryl Maxwell about impactful Science Fiction, recommending the perfect book, and diversity in publishing.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Jean Ross, Prince William Public Library

Ross talked with Celadon about her favorite detective series, working her dream job, and how not quiet libraries are.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Naomi Jelks, San Francisco Public Library

The importance of diversity in children’s books, a memoir told as a graphic novel, and the one book about San Francisco everyone should read.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Jordana Gross, The New York Public Library

Reading recommendations, what New Yorkers are checking out, and the book she chose over the classics.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Andrienne Cruz, Azusa Public Library, Azusa, California

Need help finding a few good books to read? Librarian Andrienne Cruz at the Azusa Public Library is here to help. She talked with Celadon about what she reads, the book everyone is checking out, and the novel she recommends to patrons in doubt.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Vicki Nesting, St. Charles Parish Library, Destrehan, Louisiana

In this installment, St. Charles Parish Library Assistant Director Vicki Nesting describes the “twisty, psychological thrillers” that are captivating her town’s readers, and “the diverse range of voices” being read by her library’s patrons.

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Gregg Winsor, Johnson County Library, Johnson County, Kansas

In this installment, Johnson County Library Information Specialist Gregg Winsor lets us in on what books are flying off shelves near him, what the world gets wrong about librarians, and who his ‘book twin’ is.

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