Family Event

Fun and educational events for the whole family

Musical Saturday Story Time

Event date: 
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

On Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Bank Street Book Store, we will read great children's books aloud, as always, and then be joined by musician Marian Ayvaunn Fields. Marian wrote an original piece called "Zarephath: A Gospel and Jazz Infused Musical" based on a Bible story and the miracle of abundant food. See and hear part of the musical performed live during during story time and enjoy a great addition to our usual gathering of kids and families who love to read (and sing) together.

"The Wonderling" by Mira Bartok

Event date: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Arthur, a one-eared fox-like creature -- a Wonderling -- stars in author Mira Bartok's debut novel for children "The Wonderling." This ode to those who are small but mighty is presented by the author at Bank Street Book Store on Sunday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m. The book is perfect for readers from ten to 14 years old and their families. Mira will read and sign during her appearance.

The Wonderling Cover Image
By Mira Bartok, Mira Bartok (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763691219
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 26th, 2017

"42 Is Not Just a Number" by Doreen Rappaport

Event date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Say the number 42 and those within earshot immediately think of baseball great Jackie Robinson. Author Doreen Rappaport's new biography of this one-of-a-kind sports legend goes far beyond the 42 on his uniform to let readers know of Robinson's outstanding lifetime achievements. Doreen, a passionate Dodgers fan, talks about the research she conducted that led to "42 Is Not Just a Number," a portrait of a player for all time -- perfect for readers from eight to 12 years old. The event takes place Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. at Bank Street Book Store.

42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763676247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 5th, 2017

Elizabeth Started All the Trouble Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, Matt Faulkner (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780786851423
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 23rd, 2016

To Dare Mighty Things: The Life of Theodore Roosevelt Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, C. F. Payne (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781423124887
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - December 17th, 2013

Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763669287
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - January 23rd, 2014

Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Cover Image
ISBN: 9781423106357
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Jump at the Sun - June 20th, 2011