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Books About Banned Books

It’s “Banned Book” week. Below is a bibliography of what we have on the topic of Books-About-Banned-Books (docx). All are available for check-out. Please visit The American Library Association (ALA) website on Banned and Challenged Books. American Library Association. (1994).

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National Autism Awareness Month

April is  National Autism Awareness Month. Come see our display of books in the reference area of the library (thank you Sharrod). We also have a research guide on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Non-U.S. Children’s Literature Reviews

We got this great question last week from a children’s literature class with a focus on diversity. The question was, “Where can I read some reviews of children’s literature that are not based in the United States?” Of course we

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Printing a Book-list Revisited

For a lot of patrons being able to make and print a book-list is pretty important. We’ve been waiting for this feature to return for sometime, and now thanks to a recent upgrade it’s back! The following are step-by-step instructions.

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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 Book-list

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 Selection

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Reference Questions: CBC’s Outstanding Books of 2013?

Q: Where can I pick up a copy of the Children’s Book Committee: Outstanding Books of 2013? A: We have printed copies at the circulation desk. You can also download the full list of last year’s best books (published in

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Happy Memorial Day! The Bank Street Library will be closed this Saturday May 26 and Monday 28. We are always closed on Sunday. Enjoy the weekend! @bankstreetlibrary @bank.street @school_for_children #memorialdayweekend #mondayisaholiday
Stack after stack after stack. Looking out from the “locked” room.
Iteration 1 of the “ARCHIVES.”
Chinese restaurant in Room 201.
Summer 1 for the @bank.street starts May 21st and so does drop-in library orientation! Need a refreshers? New to Bank Street and the library? Come to one of the research classes and the Librarians will answer all your research and library questions! @bankstreetlibrary #summerclasses #libraryhelp #research #moreschool
No matter if you take care and love 🦆🐍🕷🐢🐠🐈🐕🐁🐇, celebrate them in May aka National Pet Month!!! Come see our Reference book display and grab a book to learn about different pets! @bankstreetlibrary @bankstreetspanish @bank.street #nationalpetmonth #loveallanimals #takecareofyourpets
Same rules, new sign. @school_for_children @bankstreetlibrary @bankstreetspanish #libraryrules #sfc
Writer-in-Residence Family Share. Thank you 9/10’s teachers & kids, and to Renée Watson! High five to Allie and Cindy.
Library Salon #16: join @bankstreetlibrary for conversation and a book talk with Educator, Activist,and Author Jonathan Silin and his book: Early Childhood, Aging, and the Life Cycle: Mapping Common Ground. This Salon is Friday, April 13, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM, at the Bank Street Library, 5th floor of the W.112th building. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salon-16-jonathan-silin-registration-44120502611 @bank.street #librarysalon #jonathansilin #earlychildhoodeducation #lifecycle