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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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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
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? To celebrate the Bank Street Library created a display of poetry, that yes, is available for check out! Come by the library and see it! The display sign features the art of poet Nikki Grimes. @bank.street @school_for_children #nationalpoetrymonth #april #springisalmosthere
As the SFC students come back April 2 from their Spring Break, the Graduate School will have their SB from April 2 to April 6. Have no fear the library is open regular hours for the week! All are welcome! @school_for_children @bank.street #springbreak2018 #havefun #libraryisstillopen #bankstreetlibrary
A peek inside the library restroom. #reading #decorativeart #librarybathroom
Our graduate students hard at work in the Library! Keep up the good work everyone, spring break is almost here! @bank.street #studyhard #bankstreetlibrary #quietstudyspace
Library Salon #15 Resiliency of the Child and the Power of Play.
One of the library’s dedicated Shelvers hard at work organizing a book cart for re-shelving. #shelving #librarywork #bankstreet #workinghard #nowiknowmyabcs @bank.street @bankstreetlibrary
March is Women’s History Month. Here is the display sign and a few books on the display. Women are unbeatable. #feminism #womenhistorymonth @bank.street @bankstreetlibrary #endure #metoo