Features and Overview
A Link to the Past
In A Link to the Past, the House of Books is located south of Kakariko Village. The Book of Mudora can be found on the top of a bookshelf, and can be knocked down by dashing into it with the Pegasus Boots.
In Link's Awakening, the Village Library contains several books that explain basic controls, the Atlas of Koholint Island that lets Link see the full Koholint Island map, and The Dark Secrets and Mysteries of Koholint, which gives directions to navigate inside the Wind Fish's Egg.
In Link's Awakening DX, an additional book can be found atop of a bookshelf. In order to access it, Link must knock it down by dashing into the bookshelf using the Pegasus Boots. Link can then read it to learn the instructions needed to access the Color Dungeon.
Oracle of Ages
- Main article: Eyeglass Island Library
In Oracle of Ages, the Eyeglass Island Library is located in the Zora Seas. It can only be opened by using the Library Key. Inside, Link can find the Book of Seals in the present and Fairy Powder in the past. The Mirror Shield can also be obtained from here through a Linked Game.
The Minish Cap
- Main article: Royal Hyrule Library
In The Minish Cap, the Royal Hyrule Library is home to the Minish elder Librari. In order to reach it, Link must find the three missing Library Book. When found, the Library will store the books back on their bookshelves so Link can climb them and reach Librari, who will lead him to the location of the Flippers. When Vaati takes over Hyrule Castle, a Vassal blocks the entrance to the Royal Hyrule Library.
|Names in Other Regions|
|Japanese||書の家 (Sho no Ie) (ALttP)
むらのとしょかん (Mura no Toshokan) (LA)
|House of Books|
|FrenchEU||Bibliotheque du Village (ALttP)||Village Library|
- Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 270 (TMC)
- "Village Library" — LADX (Atlas of Koholint Island)
- "'How To Handle Your Shield Like A Pro!' Read this book?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'Selecting The Item That's Right For You' Read this book?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'Auto Map and Memo Guide Book' Read this book?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'Secrets Of The Whirling Blade' Read this book?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'The Properties Of Warp Holes' Read this book?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'Fun With Bombs' Read this book?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'Atlas Of Koholint Island' You can move the cursor and look up the name of a place... Do you want to look at this map?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "'Dark Secrets And Mysteries Of Koholint' Do you really want to read it?" — N/A (Link's Awakening DX)
- "Leaving Sahasrahla, Link returns to Kakariko Village to look for clues to the location of the remaining two pendants..." (A Link to the Past (Nintendo Power), pg. 4)
- "The House of Books is ablaze! The soldiers must have laid torch to it!" (A Link to the Past (Nintendo Power), pg. 4)
- "He's inside that inferno?! Sahasrahla said I must speak with him!" (A Link to the Past (Nintendo Power), pg. 5)
- "Mister, you gotta help! The librarian is trapped inside!" (A Link to the Past (Nintendo Power), pg. 5)