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Lisa, All Our Best!

Farewell Lisa! Yes, we are missing you – your legacy remains and we are finding little Lisa reminders all over the Library: Lisa’s arm chair, stool, a bento, packets of exotic teas in the kitchen, and boxes of books scattered

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Lisa Von Drasek’s: Books To Give To Kids…

The Holiday season is upon us once again, and if you are like me you’re racking your brains as to what to give nieces and nephews who live far away. As luck would have it, Lisa has come to the

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Jeff Kinney: The Webcast

Author Jeff Kinney, creator of the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series along with actors Zachary Gordon (Greg Heffley), and Robert Capron (Rowley Jefferson) visited Bank Street College School for Children, Tuesday, November 15, 2011. If you weren’t able to

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Brian Selznick: Author Visit

Brian Selznick author and illustrator of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” mesmerized Bank Street School for Children students this morning by reading from his latest book “Wonderstruck.” This book features two separate story lines about deaf children who run away

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It’s Demonstration Lesson Time

Lately we’ve noticed people scrambling for books to use in demonstration lessons, OK, good we’re here to help you with that. But, there are other things you might want to consider before heading out to a school or sending off

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Lisa Von Drasek’s Annual Best Books List

Here’s Lisa’s annual best books to give to children when you have no idea what to give them because you: either don’t know them very well, or they’ve read everything. All courtesy of Early Word.

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Lisa Von Drasek: SLJ Day of Dialog

Bank Street College of Education children’s librarian Lisa Von Drasek and fellow panelist, authors: Tim Green, Robie Harris, Rebecca Stead and Gennifer Choldenko discuss “The Care and Feeding of Tweens: Who are they, where are they, and what do they

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Our new wall tattoo from Liz Wong. Pride 2017 kick-off party decoration. Thank you Eliza C. We're going live! Woot, woot! We have a new heavy-duty electric stapler (up to 45 pages). LGBTQ+ Visibility Project is up. Go see it in the lobby. The 2017 Josette Frank Award winner Wendelin Van Draanen for "The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones." Participating in the chair selection process for the 4th, 6th & 7th floors. This is our new meditation, prayer, nursing space.