I love the book painting! My mother is a librarian so you know I have to LOVE books!
There are a few in this series that tempted me. My brother is studying for his Librarian's post grad at the moment. Librarian Science or something? Not sure of the name of the degree. Where does your Mom work? She might have some great tips for him? Check his blog at http://10engines.blogspot.com, for some really cool picks and historical info on libraries. She might like it!