The Books and Reading ClipArt gallery offers 143 illustrations associated with books, such as books being read, studying, libraries, and bookplates. See the Bookmaking gallery for illustrations of the bookmaking process.

Fairies reading a book

Fairies Reading

Fairies reading a book

An illustration of a family, consisting of a father, mother and child, sitting around a table.

Family at Table

An illustration of a family, consisting of a father, mother and child, sitting around a table.

An illustration of a family reading a newspaper together around the table.

Family Reading Paper

An illustration of a family reading a newspaper together around the table.

The Greek Folding-Chair could be folded together, takes up less room and is conveniently transported.

Greek Folding-Chair

The Greek Folding-Chair could be folded together, takes up less room and is conveniently transported.

Girl with a book.

Girl

Girl with a book.

A girl with a book, staring at a lit candle.

Girl and candle

A girl with a book, staring at a lit candle.

An illustration of a young girl holding a book.

Girl Holding Book

An illustration of a young girl holding a book.

An illustration of a young girl holding a book.

Girl Holding Book

An illustration of a young girl holding a book.

An illustration of girl laying in a field.

Girl Laying in Field

An illustration of girl laying in a field.

An illustration of a girl laying on her stomach and reading a book.

Girl Laying on Stomach & Reading a Book

An illustration of a girl laying on her stomach and reading a book.

Girl reading by potted plants.

Girl reading

Girl reading by potted plants.

Girl reading by tree.

Girl reading

Girl reading by tree.

Girl reading a book.

Girl Reading

Girl reading a book.

A girl reading

Girl Reading

A girl reading

A girl reading with her dolls.

Girl Reading

A girl reading with her dolls.

A girl reading a book.

Girl Reading

A girl reading a book.

An illustration of a girl reading a book laid upon a chair.

Girl Reading

An illustration of a girl reading a book laid upon a chair.

A girl reading a book. The image is framed with flowers.

Girl Reading

A girl reading a book. The image is framed with flowers.

A girl with glasses reading a book.

Girl reading

A girl with glasses reading a book.

Girl reading a book

Girl reading

Girl reading a book

A girl reading a book.

Girl Reading

A girl reading a book.

A girl reading in a chair by a bookcase.

Girl Reading

A girl reading in a chair by a bookcase.

An illustration of a young girl reading a book and holding a small doll.

Girl Reading Book & Holding Doll

An illustration of a young girl reading a book and holding a small doll.

An illustration of a young girl sitting in a chair reading a book.

Girl Reading Book in Chair

An illustration of a young girl sitting in a chair reading a book.

An illustration of a blind girl sitting in a chair reading braille.

Blind Girl Reading Braille

An illustration of a blind girl sitting in a chair reading braille.

A little girl sitting and reading a book of Mother Goose stories.

Girl Reading Mother Goose

A little girl sitting and reading a book of Mother Goose stories.

An illustration of a young girl sitting and reading.

Young Girl Sitting & Reading

An illustration of a young girl sitting and reading.

An illustration of a girl sitting on a bench while reading a book.

Girl Sitting on Bench Reading a Book

An illustration of a girl sitting on a bench while reading a book.

An illustration of a young girl sitting on a bench next to a cat and reading a book upside down.

Girl Sitting on Bench Reading Book with Cat

An illustration of a young girl sitting on a bench next to a cat and reading a book upside down.

Children reading with their Grandma

Grandma's

Children reading with their Grandma

An index is a list of words or phrases and associated points to where useful material relating to that heading can be found in a document. In this traditional back-of-the-book index the headings will include names of people, places and events, and concepts selected by a person as being relevant and of interest to a possible reader of the book.

Index Device for Books

An index is a list of words or phrases and associated points to where useful material relating to that…

Mark Twain reading the daily Italian newspaper to learn how to speak Italian.

Italian Without a Master

Mark Twain reading the daily Italian newspaper to learn how to speak Italian.

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman in 1895. This drawing seems to depict a winged man approaching a woman from her window. Its border is a scrolling flower design all around.

The House of Joy

This is a title page to the House of Joy by English playwright, writer, and illustrator Laurence Houseman…

"The most common material on which books were written by the Greeks and Romans, was the thin coats or rind of the Egyptian papyrus. This plant was called by the Egyptians Byblos. The papyrus tree grows in swamps to the height of ten feet and more, and paper was prepared from the thin coats or pellicles which surround the plant. The form and general appearance of the papyri rolls will be understood from the following woodcut taken from the paintings found at Pompeii." — Smith, 1873

Liber

"The most common material on which books were written by the Greeks and Romans, was the thin coats or…

Man and child with books in the library.

Library

Man and child with books in the library.

Man and woman with books in the library.

Library

Man and woman with books in the library.

A woman looking at books on shelves in a library.

Library

A woman looking at books on shelves in a library.

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

Library, Black and White

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

Library, Color

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

Library, Outline

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

Library, Silhouette

This sign indicates that a library is located nearby.

Two young girls looking through a stack of magazines.

Magazine Pile

Two young girls looking through a stack of magazines.

An illustration of a man wearing a bonnet and a woman sitting at a desk reading a paper.

Man & Woman Reading Paper

An illustration of a man wearing a bonnet and a woman sitting at a desk reading a paper.

An illustration of a man and woman reading a letter.

Man and Woman Reading

An illustration of a man and woman reading a letter.

An illustration of a man and woman sitting at the table reading.

Man and Woman Reading

An illustration of a man and woman sitting at the table reading.

A man riding a horse, lassoing a book of arithmetic.

Man Lassoing Book

A man riding a horse, lassoing a book of arithmetic.

Man standing and reading a book.

Man reading

Man standing and reading a book.

An illustration of a older man reading a large book set upon a stand on a table.

Man Reading Book

An illustration of a older man reading a large book set upon a stand on a table.

An illustration of a young man sitting on a fence reading a book aloud and using a noise instrument.

Man Reading Book

An illustration of a young man sitting on a fence reading a book aloud and using a noise instrument.

An illustration of a man reading a book.

Man Reading Book

An illustration of a man reading a book.

An illustration of a man reading while in bed.

Man Reading in Bed

An illustration of a man reading while in bed.

An illustration of a man reading a Valentine's Day letter.

Man Reading Letter

An illustration of a man reading a Valentine's Day letter.

An illustration of a man sitting at a table reading a newspaper.

Man Reading Newspaper

An illustration of a man sitting at a table reading a newspaper.

An illustration of a man reading a newspaper while standing.

Man Reading Newspaper

An illustration of a man reading a newspaper while standing.

A cartoon of a man reading a newspaper, with a fishing pole laying next to him.

Man Reading Newspaper Next to Fishing Pole

A cartoon of a man reading a newspaper, with a fishing pole laying next to him.

An illustration of a man sitting at a desk reading papers.

Man Reading Papers at Desk

An illustration of a man sitting at a desk reading papers.

A desk with math books and a protractor.

Math Books

A desk with math books and a protractor.

This book cover ornament is used as a decorative piece placed on the corner of a book cover. The ornament is decorated with a figure head in the center surrounded with leaves.

Book Cover Ornament

This book cover ornament is used as a decorative piece placed on the corner of a book cover. The ornament…

One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.

Page

One side of a leaf of a book or manuscript.

A pile of books. One is open and must be about Abbeys and Castles.

Pile of Books

A pile of books. One is open and must be about Abbeys and Castles.