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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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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