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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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Family! Murder! Anthropology! Intrigue! Come to Library Salon #14 to learn about a family legacy and the mystery of a murdered Aunt.
When: Friday, January 26 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST Where: Bank Street Library 5th Floor, 610 West 112th Street New York, NY 10025. Don’t forget to register!! Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/library-salon-14-gil-schmerler-tickets-41960053650. @bankstreetlibrary @bank.street #bankstreet #librarysalon14 #librarysalon Happy New Year! Here is a snapshot of Morningside Park during these cold and snowy days. The Library is now on its regular semester schedule! But don’t forget, we are closed, Monday, January 15th, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Taylor. Happy Winter! Bank Street Library wishes everyone a wondrous winter. Pass the time by reading a magnificent book! Remember: Bank Street closes at 5:00 pm on December 22, and remains closed until January 2nd, when we resume our normal semester hours (8:30 AM to 9:45 PM, M-Th, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, F, and 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sat.) #winterreading #winterbreak @bankstreetlibrary In December, Bank Street Library highlights our Early Readers and Series Book collections. Come and check out the display. #youcancheckoutthesebooks #readatanyage @bankstreetlibrary December 1st is World AIDS Day. Transparency, Accountability, and Partnership. @bankstreetlibrary #worldsaidsday2017 #awareness Happy Thanksgiving from the Bank Street Library! Remember on Wednesday 11/22 the library is open 9am-5pm. We are closed Thursday 11/23, Friday 11/24, and Saturday 11/24. We are always closed on Sunday. We will resume our normal schedule on Monday, 11/27. Have a great break everyone! #bankstreetlibrary #bankstreet #celebrate #happythanksgiving Thank you to all our veterans on this #veteransday. The book, Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans is by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh. Need a quiet place to study on a Saturday? Come to the Bank Street Library. We are open 10-5 today. #bankstreet #quietstudyspace