Kids Collection Development

Our Kids Print Collection Development lists are generated throughout the year for Libraries wanting additional selection support.  These lists are shorter thematic curated lists and we produce 2-4 per month. A sampling of subject areas includes:

  • New Baby Picture Books Collection Development
  • Friendship Picture Books Collection Development
  • Humorous Picture Fiction Collection Development
  • All About Families Collection Development
  • Animals Picture Non-fiction Collection Development
  • Be Yourself Collection Development
  • Bedtime Stories Collection Development
  • Books & Reading Collection Development
  • Canadian Indigenous Folktales Collection Development
  • Computers and Coding Collection Development
  • Seasonal themes such as; Back to School, Mother’s and Father’s Day, Books about Winter, Halloween


Library Bound is proud to present LBI KIDS Cares, our newest brand of Kids' Collection Development lists that feature titles advocating for and supporting diversity. At LBI, it is our hope to highlight marginalized communities in order to broadcast a message of love and understanding in lieu of a time where it could be much easier to be fearful of our differences. LBI KIDS Cares lists will put multiculturalism, women’s voices, the LGBTQ community, refugees, indigenous perspectives, diverse families, and more in the spotlight.​ Lists that are part of our LBI KIDS Cares initiative will be identified by the branding and the image of a dove.

Our Kids Collection Development lists are curated by Kate King, Print Assistant and Children’s & YA Collection Development Specialist. Kate has an Honours English Degree as well as a Bachelor of Education from Wilfrid Laurier University. Library Bound’s selection specialists have the ability to provide selection support to deliver one-time lists in a requested subject area for the library.  We routinely provide this service upon request to our customers at no charge to the library.


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