Bank Street Library

Welcome to the Bank Street Library

The Library is home to a children’s collection, a graduate school collection, and electronic resources (databases and computers). We offer spaces for patrons to enjoy books with little ones, work on assignments, and engage in group work. We also host several events: Library Salons, BookFest @ Bank Street, and the Irma Black Award ceremony, to name a few. We hope to see you soon on the 5th floor of Bank Street College.

Off-Campus Access to Databases

  1. Sign-in with your Bank Street email address and Password.
  2. Some online classes have their own special access code.

How to Renew Books Online

My Account / Renew Books

Research Guides

What are you researching today? These Research Guides are created by librarians and library staff to assist you in your research project.


Library Orientations & APA Citation Help

Make an appointment to see a Reference Librarian for a one-on-one research consultation, and help with APA citations. We prefer at least two business days notice for all appointments. If you need immediate assistance, please see a Librarian at the Reference Desk, or Ask for Help Online

Availability Times
Monday–Thursday 9:00 AM–7:00 PM,
Friday 9:00 AM–4:30 PM,
Saturday 10:30 AM–4:30 PM.

Make an Appointment

Library Hours This Week

MondayThursday
8:30 AM–9:45 PM

Friday
8:30 AM–5:00 PM

Saturday
10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Sunday
BUILDING CLOSED

Library Calendar


Literature Resources

Book lists and recommendations are located on the Library website, in Educate (Bank Street’s institutional repository), or in a Research Guide. No logins are required to review resources, and whenever possible we try to hyperlink titles to the Bank Street Library catalog.

Literature Resources

From the Library Blog
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Something About the Author
Reference Desk Questions

Something About the Author

The Library has been collecting and cataloging Something About the Author (SATA) for years, in fact we have 344 volumes as of October, 2019. If you are doing an author or illustrator study this is the resource you should be consulting.


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