Hooray for Storytime!: Explore the Children’s Book Collection and Online Resources for Kids

The Main Campus Library has a colorful and engaging selection of children’s picture books available. Borrow some to read with the special little ones in your life.

We have a large, diverse collection of children’s picture books to support our Early Childhood Education Program, student parents, and employees. We have Caldecott Award winners and many other great titles to browse.

Main Campus Children's Collection

The picture books are located on the lower level in the large open group study room, 5-105A.

Keep reading to see some of our newest books in the Children’s Book Collection and for information on several digital collections for kids available through the Durham Tech Library’s online resources.

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Maurice Sendak and Where the Wild Things Are

Photograph from PBS.org of Maurice Sendak with a picture of one of the creatures from Where the Wild Things Are behind him

Image of Maurice Sendak from PBS.org

Do you remember reading the book Where the Wild Things Are?

Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator, died on May 8, 2012, in Danbury, CT, at the age of 83.

Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal in 1964 as the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Read more about the man and his work in the following New York Times article.


In September 2011, Bumble-Ardy, written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak, was published.  A posthumous book, My Brother’s Book, is scheduled to be published in February 2013.

The Durham Tech main campus library has books written/illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

PZ 7 .S47 In 1995  In the Night Kitchen

PZ 8.3 .S4684 We 1993x  We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy : two nursery rhymes with pictures

PZ 7 .D3675 Wg 1972  The Wheel on the School

PZ 8 .S3294 Wh 1963  Where the Wild Things Are