The Bank Street Bookstore’s brand new Party Room is an intimate space that is uniquely and beautifully decorated for imaginative play. Your child's experience is fully customizable with the help of our creative team.
Bank Street parties emphasize eco-friendly and sustainable materials and educational, age-appropriate activities and entertainment. Party favors for each child are included with your booking, and add-ons include special handcrafted favors and eco-friendly party goods.
Booking the Bank Street Bookstore Party Room
Check availability on our online calendar to select your preferred time slot(s).
To reserve your place, scroll down and fill out our online form.
Or, call a helpful staff person at: 212-678-1654
Click here for Pricing Information.
The current options for birthday parties at Bank Street Bookstore are:
BASIC PARTY – 2 hours – for a maximum of 20 children, up to 6 years
• Includes: Sing-along & flannel board games, story time, party favors
DELUXE PARTY – 2 hours – for a maximum of 20 children, up to 8 years
• Includes: Sing-along & flannel board games, live music, puppet show, face painting, party favors
ROYAL PARTY – 2.5 hours – for a maximum of 20 children, up to 8 years
• Includes: Sing-along & flannel board or musical games, live music, puppet show, fantasy costumes (rental,) face painting, balloon animals
CRAFT/LEGO PARTY – 2 hours – for 18 children (max) ages 7 to 11 years
• Includes: Craft kits, craft instructor, party favors
PARTY THEMES – Two gender-neutral flannel-board themes are currently offered, with opportunities for customizing the live presentation for the birthday child:
• Magic Castle: Storybook characters include Princesses, Wizards and Animal pals.
• Kiddie City: Neighborhood sights of the Park, Zoo and Subway delight babies and toddlers.
Parties can accommodate up to 20 children (maximum). All refreshments are to be provided by the parents. A minimum of one adult for every 3 children under 5, and one for every 6 children 5 and up, must remain in the party room to help supervise the group.
The party timeline is:
Set-up, 15 min.
Welcome and lead-in activity, 30 min.
Story time/entertainment, 30 min (Royal Party: extra half hour for costumes, etc.)
Food, 30 min.
Cleanup, 15 min.
The party room is also available for evening rental for small classes and meetings. Please contact us for more information.
Handcrafted Party Favors
Our unique 100% merino wool party favors are earth-friendly, baby-safe, washable, non-toxic and crafted by hand with love. This exclusive line features soft, durable toys and dolls that are delicately needle-felted, sewn, and stuffed with wool.