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FEAST-Library Salon Event: Part 2

Last Thursday (June 18, 2015) Bank Street graduate students, parents, faculty, and children were treated to an evening of South Indian Carnatic drumming and storytelling. This salon was a FEAST/Library collaborative event organized by Bank Street Graduate School faculty member

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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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“Inside the ABC of It” – A Series of Three Panel Discussions

The inimitable Leonard Marcus curated the acclaimed main exhibition currently on at the NYPL, ‘The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.’ It’s brilliant. This fall, Leonard is coming to Bank Street College of Education to host three lively panel

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The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

This post is from our Children’s Librarian, Lisa Von Drasek. The Exquisite Corpse Adventure is a project of The Center for the Book and The National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance. Have you ever heard of an Exquisite Corpse? It’s

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Donate Blood Now…

Have you thought about donating blood? Apparently summer is the time when blood donations are needed more than ever. With this in mind Bank Street staff have organized a blood mobile to be in front of the college (610 West

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The New Books Are Here: Shelving Party

Dear Bank Street Community: The new books are here! As many of you are aware the flood had damaged over 30,000 books in the children’s library collection.  Our team has been hard at work creating replacement orders and going through

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Law & Order SVU

Lights! Camera! Action! You may have heard these words two weeks ago (March 3rd) when the cast and crew of Law & Order SVU took over parts of the library on the 5th floor. What’s so special you may ask

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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