Library Updates

August Hours

The Library is open with reduced hours for the month of August: Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

The Library will be closed: All Saturdays in August; Friday, August 19; Monday, August 22; Friday, August 26; Saturday, September 3 - Monday, September 5 (Labor Day weekend).

Normal hours resume Thursday, September 1. Please check the Library's Public Calendar for any further updates.

Fall Library Orientations & APA Workshops

The Library will be holding nine Introduction to Research Classes, September 19-23 at 4:00pm & 6:00pm, and Saturday 24 at 12:00pm. The focus of the classes will be using databases from home. Please meet in the Children's Library, there is no need to make a reservation.

Nine APA Workshops will be held, September 26-29 at 4:00pm & 6:00pm, and Saturday, October 1 at 12:00pm. Meet in the Children's Library. We will start with an overview of APA style at Bank Street.


The Library no longer subscribes to ebrary. Please note, we are considering purchasing individual eBook titles from ProQuest and will use the ebrary interface to access them.

The Picture Book Re-Imagined

The Picture Book Re-Imagined: The Children’s Book Legacy of Pratt Institute and the Bank Street College of Education is an exhibition curated by Leonard Marcus, and features original children’s book artwork, manuscripts, and archival materials. The exhibition will be on view at Pratt Manhattan Gallery from July 12 through September 15.


New Books

Graduate students and faculty, if you would like to preview what we have on offer, please visit our New Books page.