LEGO bricks have been a staple in teaching kids the basics of building, creativity, and architecture for decades, but all ages can enjoy assembling their own creations.
Whether you’re looking for some new ideas to challenge your young ones, or looking for inspiration for yourself, check out these LEGO books available from your local library:
Geeky LEGO Crafts: 21 Cute and Clever Projects by David Scarfe – Indulge your love for LEGO by making challenging, quirky, and occasionally practical designs such as handy bookends, geeky coasters, a stylish wine rack, adorable pencil holders, and much more.
Beautiful LEGO (series) by Mike Doyle – A compendium of LEGO artwork showcases an array of pieces ranging from lifelike replicas of everyday objects and famous monuments to imaginative renderings of spaceships, mansions, and both real-life and mythical creatures.
Brick History: Amazing Historical Scenes to Build From LEGO by Warren Elsmore – Features 50 of the most pivotal historic moments in time and captures them in a mixture of detailed dioramas and buildable projects with clear, easy-to-follow instructions.
The Cult of LEGO by John Baichtal & Joe Meno – Whether you’re a card-carrying LEGO fanatic or just thinking fondly about that dusty box of LEGO in storage, The Cult of LEGO will inspire you to take out your bricks and build something amazing.
The LEGO Architect by Tom Alphin – Uses LEGO models to explore different architectural styles, providing a brief discussion of each movement as well as a gallery of models based on real buildings, accompanied by step-by-step building instructions.
LEGO Architecture: The Visual Guide by Philip Wilkinson – An illustrated and annotated guide takes a look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series, exploring the creative process and how the artists translated iconic buildings into LEGO sets.
LEGO: A Love Story by Johnathan Bender – Celebrates the phenomenon of adult fans of LEGO products, elevating the toy into a pop-culture icon, art medium, and key factor in robotics technology, as the author copes with becoming a master model builder and a father.