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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Bank Street on December 07, 2015

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited the Bank Street Book Store on December 2 as part of NYC Reads 365, an initiative by the Department of Education to encourage families to read together every day. Fariña met with grandparents from across the city—many of whom are primary caregivers—who ...

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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 01, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Bank Street Book Store hosted New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña for a book talk. She read from Dr. Seuss' Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!, a celebration of great educators who go beyond rote memorization tactics in order to teach students "how to think." The event, ...

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Bank Street Kids Make a Splash at the New Bookstore Site

Posted by Kate Marcus on October 21, 2014

Only the corner will change. Depending on your pace, Broadway and W. 107th Street, the new site of the Bank Street Bookstore, is about a five-minute walk from school and the current site of the Bookstore on Broadway and W. 112th Street. School for Children art teacher Maria Richa worked ...

tagged: art, bookstore, reading, school for children

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Bank Street Bookstore Gets a New Lease

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 01, 2014

Renowned Upper West Side bookstore for children, teachers, and families will move to new location in March 2015. Read More Signs of Literary Life for Two Booksellers on the Upper West Side, via New York Times  Media Inquiries Nicholas GrayCommunications September 2, 2014 — Bank Street College of Education today announced ...

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Card Sales Explode at the Bookstore

Posted by D. Hansen on December 13, 2012

Sales of greeting cards are up 80% over last year at this time, says Bank Street Bookstore manager Andy Laties. Laties attributes the boom to an effort the Bookstore began last August to improve the uniqueness and quality of its card selection. In addition to adding imported English die-cut designs ...

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At the Bookstore, an Exciting Path Ahead

Posted by Andrew Laties on June 08, 2012

Six weeks ago I inherited management of the Bank Street Bookstore from my esteemed colleague Beth Puffer. During her decades of service, Beth placed millions of children’s books into the hands of young readers, and myriad professional books into the hands of teachers. Meanwhile, since 1985, I had been selling ...

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Colbert Visits Bookstore (And So Can You!)

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 12, 2012

Crowds lined up around Bank Street Bookstore Saturday morning as Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert visited to sign copies of his new book, I Am A Pole (And So Can You!). The exclusive book signing, hosted by the Bookstore and its new manager Andy Laties, in part commemorated the work of the late, ...

tagged: bookstore, maurice sendak, stephen colbert

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‘Funny Food’: Kids, Please DO Play with Your Food

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 06, 2012

A little man with tomato ears standing on toast legs looks up at you through yellow egg yolk eyes, while a strawberry-winged blackberry butterfly shows off its luminous colors. What to do but eat them? These fanciful critters are the breakfast creations of Bill Wurtzel, who, for over fifty years, ...

tagged: bank street bookstore, book launch, claire wurtzel, graduate school, health, inclusion, linda levine, special education

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