- Lethal Legacy by Linda Fairstein - involves the New York public library in the story.
- The Aurora Teagarden series by Charlaine Harris - involves a public librarian who in the first book is a member of a club that discusses well-known murders and ends up with one of their own.
- Mobile Library Mysteries by Ian Sansom
- Dewey Decimal System of Love by Josephine Carr
- The Rover by Mel Odom - first in a series of books that are fashioned on a Tolkien style world where books are threatened and librarians have adventures rescuing and conserving the books
- Catalogue of Death by Jo Dereske - mystery where the detective is a librarian in Bellehaven, Wa.
- The Last Hero by Terry Pratchett -one of a series of books - the librarian is an orangutan.