Matt Baron Brings His Band and His Book to Bank Street

Wake up and warm up Saturday, December 16 and head to Bank Street Book Store's morning story time at 10:30 a.m. to see and hear teacher Matt Baron play with his Future Hits band. Matt is also a songwriter who combines music with words in clever, creative ways to help kids with reading fluency. The event is free and the fun is endless. Join us to sing, hum, and sway along -- and pick up some great holiday gifts, including Matt's "Songs for Learning Playbook."

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.