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Databases from Home & APA Questions

If you need assistance with using databases from home, or have APA questions, stop by the reference desk, or email us at to make an appointment.

eBooks & eTextbooks

To find out if the Library has an eBook (or an eTextbook), type the title in the search box above and select the Search Everything radio button. Narrow your results by selecting eBooks under Source Types (left-hand side of the search results page). First time users should read this blog post for step-by-step instructions on how to make eBook reading an enjoyable experience.

October Hours

The Library is open normal hours for October. For more information visit the Library's Google Calendar.

BookFest @ Bank Street 2017


It's time to register for BookFest @ Bank Street 2017 (Saturday, October 28). This event is devoted to the celebration, discovery and discussion of books for children and teens. To register or find out more, visit the Center for Children's Literature home page.

Research Guides

Coping with Tragedy Research Guide

This Month's Research Guide

Previous Guides of the Month


Writing for Children

The Center for Children’s Literature and Continuing Professional Studies are thrilled to announce two new courses to be offered this fall in its very popular Writing for Children series.

  1. Award winning author, Amy Hest will return to Bank Street to teach Part II of Writing for Children
  2. Celebrated editor, Sharyn November with decades of editorial and marketing experience, will teach an on-line course on Marketing Manuscripts to Publishers.

Enrollment is limited for both courses. Do not delay in registering! To see all of the programs offered in the series visit Continuing Professional Studies: Writing for Children.

Passwords & Logins

  • Databases from home: use your 14 digit library barcode or cohort access code.
  • Renew books online: your username is your 14 digit library barcode. The password is changeme.
  • eReserves: your instructor will email you the password. Watch this eReserves YouTube video on how to access readings.
  • Printing: your username is the first part of your Bank Street email address. The password is your student ID. Parents and guests ask for a print access card.
  • contact the HelpDesk for details 212-875-4642.