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Support Small Book Stores in Big Ways

Bank Street Book Store has a rousing roundup of special guests on Saturday, November 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to celebrate INDIES FIRST, a great opportunity to support children, families, books, and reading. Come and meet outstanding authors and illustrators including Ame Dyckman, Beth Ferry, Julie Fogliano, Dan Gutman, Steve Light, Leslie Martini, Emily Arnold McCully, Massimo Mongiardo, George O'Connor, Jessica Olien, Eric Velasquez, and Vin Vogel. Join us from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.!

Author Sally Lloyd-Jones Reads "His Royal Highness, King Baby"

If you think a new baby in the house is a challenge, wait until you meet King Baby, who introduces more than his share of mayhem in his family's castle. Hear Sally Lloyd-Jones read her book "His Royal Highness, King Baby" and laugh along to the story of sibs who gradually adjust to each other while grabbing a little attention for themselves along the way. Join us at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 a.m. for a morning of good-humored family fun.

Featured Guest Susie Jaramillo at Bank Street's Spanish-Speaking Author Series

Meet author/illustrator Susie Jaramillo at the Bank Street children's library on Friday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for a special conversation in Spanish about Susie's wonderful works for children, including her Canticos series featuring "Little Elephants/Elefantitos," "Little Skeletons/Esqueletitos," "Little Chickies/Los Pollitos," and "Little Mice/Ratoncitos." The library is located on the fifth floor at 610 West 112th Street. For more information, visit The event is free of charge, but registration is recommended.