Family Event

Fun and educational events for the whole family

Story Time with Esther

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

Join us at Bank Street Book Store for a morning of reading and singing on Thursday, August 10 at 10:30 a.m. with musician Esther Crow. Esther takes a lively approach to books and stories, entertaining babies, toddlers, pre-ks, and all other ages with an hour of bouncy fun. Zero cost, no pre-registration, and maximum fun!

Luckily for Us, "She Persisted"

Event date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Chelsea Clinton adds another description to her growing list of achievements. After writing several inspiring books for children, Chelsea is now the published author of "She Persisted." Hear her share her book about women through the ages who have done what they know is right: They have persevered (sometimes in the face of danger or adversity) by speaking up, making a difference, and bringing about positive change. Chelsea talks about her book at Symphony Space on Saturday, June 24 at 6:00 p.m. so young readers can learn about people like Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Ruby Bridges, and ten other women of courage and ideals. Chelsea will be joined in readings and conversation by Annie Q ("The Leftovers") and a panel of actors and writers. Visit for ticket information.


She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524741723
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - May 30th, 2017

It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399545320
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 4th, 2017

"El increíble, sorprendente violín que se encogía" by Thornton Cline

Event date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Hear a book (in Spanish and English) about a young musician's struggle with his desire to learn to play the violin and the need to practice, practice, practice. Author Thornton Cline presents "El increíble, sorprendente violín que se encogía" with an English translation by Mary Escalante. The event takes place at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, May 27 during morning story time at 10:30 a.m. The reading will be preceded by a yoga session with special guest Motha Nature, who will guide children and families through sun salutations to begin the day with joy and mindfulness.

The Amazing Incredible Shrinking Violin - Spanish Edition: (El Increible Sorprendente Violin Que Se Encogia) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781574243437
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Centerstream Publications - February 14th, 2017