About the Library

Mission Statement

The Library’s mission is to reinforce and advance the academic mission of the College by providing resources and services in support of both new and existing programs. The Library, located on the fifth floor of the West 112th Street building, serves the entire Bank Street community:

  • Graduate students
  • Faculty
  • Children
  • Parents
  • Staff
  • Alumni

We also serve others in the educational community because of our wide-ranging holdings in the field of early childhood education.

Library Statistics

The Library at a Glance

We have 81,200 titles in our collection. Here is a snapshot:
  • 7,300
    Picture Books
  • 22,500
    Juvenile Non-fiction Books
  • 9,000
    Juvenile Fiction Books
  • 17,600
    Graduate School Collection