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Children's Book Week Is Here!

Event date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

Children's books are such welcome additions to the lives of young readers. Those who create and enjoy them celebrate their importance on a daily basis, but this week is especially meaningful because it is Children's Book Week! Help Bank Street Book Store celebrate children's books all week from Monday, May 1 through Sunday, May 7 -- AND, of course, all year.

Spring Conference of Bilingual Books

Event date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:30pm

"Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities" takes place Saturday, March 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. featuring an outstanding line-up of authors and activities. Sponsored by the Bank Street Center for Children's Literature, the conference offers breakout sessions with notable authors such as Emma Otheguy, Susie Jaramillo, Raul Colon, Eric Velasquez, Angela Dominguez, Juana Medina, and Teresa Mlawer. The event's keynote speaker is Duncan Tonatiuh. Location is the Interfaith Church Center, 475 Riverside Drive, 12th Floor. For more information and to register, visit xx.

Bank Street Library Salon

Event date: 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join other readers who enjoy a good scholarly mystery by attending a library salon Friday, January 26 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Bank Street College, 610 West 112th Street. The featured book is "Henrietta Schmerler and the Murder that Put Anthropology on Trial," which invites interesting conversation about an 86-year-old family murder. The case examines culture, fieldwork study, and research in fascinating ways to lead to a satisfying conclusion. For more information, visit