How to Make a Librarian Villager in Minecraft?

How to Make a Librarian Villager in Minecraft

Last Updated on 14 July, 2023

How to Make a Librarian Villager in Minecraft? – steps to make a librarian, recipes, requirements, common problems and strengths

They will provide you access to enchanted books, bookcases, and will purchase paper for emeralds. Having a good librarian inventory can provide you access to indefinite amounts of emeralds as paper can be made easily

How to Make a Librarian Villager in Minecraft?

Getting a librarian requires only three steps:

  • Find an unspecialized villager.
  • Craft a Lectern.
  • Place the Lectern close to the villager and wait for it to become a Librarian.

So as you can see, the process is quite simple, the only thing you may not know is how to make a lectern.

How to craft a Lectern

Lectern Recipe = You will need wood slabs and a bookself

  • 1st Column: 3 wood slabs
  • 2nd Column:  A bookshelf in the middle
  • 3rd Column: 3 wood slabs

Surely you know the recipes of its ingredients, but just in case:

Wood Slab Recipe: = You will need matching planks

  • 1st Column: Empty
  • 2nd Column: Empty
  • 3rd Column: x3 matching planks

Bookself Recipe = You will need planks & books

  • 1st Column: Any PLanks
  • 2nd Column: x3 books
  • 3rd Column: x2 matching planks + any plank

This was the hardest part, but now you have everything you need to get your first librarian. Although we recommend you read the next section if you have any problems getting it


Trades enchanted books, clocks, compasses, name tags, glass, ink sacs, lanterns, and book and quills.

  • Novice:
    • Paper > Emerald
    • Emerald & Book > Enchanted Book
    • Emerald > Bookselft
  • Apprentice:
    • Book > Emerald
    • Emerald & Book > Enchanted Book
    • Emerald > Lantern
  • Joyrney Man:
    • Ink Sac > Emerald
    • Emerald & Book > Enchanted Book
    • Emerald > Glass
  • Expert:
    • Book and Quill > Emerald
    • Emerald & Book > Enchanted Book
    • Emerald > Clock
    • Emerald > Compass
  • Master:
    • Emerald > Name Tag

Why doesn’t my villager become a librarian?

The top three reasons are: They’ve been traded, they’ve chosen a new block on the construction site, or they haven’t claimed a bed yet

So make sure that the villager you choose to be your new librarian meets the three requirements to be able to change jobs. And in any case, if you don’t know why you can’t get him to convert to librarian, just go for another

Other Minecraft Professions: Armorer, Butcher, Cartographer, Librarian, Farmer, Fisherman, Fletcher, Leatherworker, Cleric, Mason, Shepherd, Toolsmith and Weaponsmith

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