The Children’s Book Committee Awards

You are cordially invited to attend a breakfast celebrating the presentation of The 2015 Children’s Book Awards honoring books published in 2014

  • The Josette Frank Award for fiction
  • The Flora Stieglitz Straus Award for nonfiction
  • The Claudia Lewis Award for poetry

Thursday, March 12, 2015 (9:30 to 11:30 am)

Bank Street College of Education
The Evelyn Rome Tabas and Daniel Tabas Auditorium
610 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025-1898

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Library Updates

The Quiet Room

The Graduate School has reserved the Quiet Room for Middle States from Wednesday, February 25 to Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Database Trial

ProQuest's Statistical Insights Database trial lasts until Sunday, March 8, 2015.

  • It includes access to Statistical Abstract of the US 2013-2015.
  • Spans more than 600,000 published tables a year on thousands of different topics.
  • Provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations.

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Extended Library Hours

The Library is now open Monday - Friday from 8:30 am.

Print Credit

A print credit of $13.50 has been added to all graduate students' PaperCut accounts. If you use up all of your credit before the end of the spring semester you can top-up at the circulation desk.

New Books for Graduates & Faculty

We have new books ready for check-out. You can find them in the reference area of the Library. If you would like to preview what we have on offer, visit our New Books page.

Renewing Books & Placing Holds

  1. Sign in to your Library Account
  2. Search for the log in link (hint: it's small, blue, top right-hand corner of the page).
  3. Your username is your 14 digit Library barcode
  4. Your password is changeme (and yes, you can change it).

For visual learners we have a blog post on this topic.

Connecting to the WiFi

Please visit HelpDesk in Room 703 for assistance with connecting to the WiFi. If you want to try on your own please follow the instructions below.