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Creating an ebrary or eBook Account

Creating an ebrary or eBook account seems difficult but in truth it’s very easy. You can find a link to this page from the Library’s homepage under Research Tools. Outside the College you will be asked for your 14 digit

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 2015

This year we’ve added our instagram hashtag #bankstreetlibrary to the poster below. Let us know how you are celebrating MLK Jr., Day (a.k.a. Day of Service) this year. Note, we are using our new unsmooshed Bank Street logo.

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2 Sided Printing, Staple & Hole Punch! (on a PC)

Here’s a quick overview on how to print two-sided, staple & hole punch using a PC. For information on how to do this on a MAC see 2 Sided Printing, Staple & Hole Punch! (on a MAC). And, if your

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Citing Social Media in APA

This is a really useful post from the APA style blog, with lots of detail on how to cite social media.    

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Wave Hill

Last Friday many librarians and support staff joined the first ever, all inclusive, retreat at Wave Hill, Riverdale. Like this huge tree at Wave Hill, Bank Street has a long history (nearly 100 years) and many branches, but like this

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New Books!

Here are some of our newest acquisitions that caught my eye! As always, you can find new books in the window behind the reference desk. Other People’s English: Code-meshing, Code-switching, and African American Literacy This book presents an empirically grounded

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Printing a Booklist

Frustrated with trying to print a book list? It’s not perfect but here’s a work-around (and you don’t need to be logged in). Select items by sweeping your cursor over them, then right-click and choose from the pop-up box: Convert

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Join us at Bank Street on April 11th for The Building Blocks of Play: Art, Books, and Childhood! We are very pleased that keynote speaker Dr. Linda Mayes and authors and artists Nina Crews, Robie Harris, Richard Lewis, @peterhreynolds, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, @paulozelinsky will be joining us. Hope to see you there! Wishing Walrus & Polar Bear would drive Super Truck to us right now! Thanks to the lovely and always dapper Stephen Savage for the new addition to our wall :) #supertruck #stephensavage Love this year's Project Cicero boxes! Donations are being accepted through March 5th #kidsneedbooks Browsing the bookshop at 69 Bank Street, 1960 #bankstreetarchives #tbt @bankstreetbooks Check out that smile :) This SFC student was so happy to meet 2015 Claudia Lewis Award winner and Newbery honoree Jacqueline Woodson while reading Brown Girl Dreaming on the subway! Draw What You See book signing event sponsored by #themichaelrosenfeldgallery and @bankstreetlibrary drew a fabulous crowd! Celebrating Caldecott winner @dsantat! Congrats Dan :) #Beekle #Caldecott Hooray for printed invites! Join author Kathleen Benson on Feb. 7th to celebrate 'Draw What You See: The Life and Art of Benny Andrews' at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery. More info at bankstreet.edu/events/details/405 Snow day tomorrow! Celebrating with this 1929 shot from the #bankstreetarchives. :)
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