Libraries

What Does a School Library Offer?

School libraries are a critical part of your child’s education. They are a place where students can get:

  • Instruction
  • Guidance on how to do research
  • Access to print and online resources
  • Introduced to makerspace activities
  • Book clubs
  • Family literacy programming
  • Special events
  • Suggestions for independent reading

Visit your school library to learn what is available to you and your family.

MyLibraryNYC

MyLibraryNYC is our partnership with New York City’s three public library systems:

 It gives participating schools—and their students—a number of things, such as:

  •  Special public library privileges, including enhanced student and educator library cards.
  • Access to their incredible digital resources
  • Help with assignments

NYC Reads 365

NYC Reads 365 is a way to help kids read for fun. Every year, a team of school librarians chooses a diverse set of titles for each grade. Look over the grade-level lists on the page below with your young readers. Help them find the just-the-right books that will capture their imaginations.

New York Online Virtual Electronic Library

NOVELny gives online access to the full-text of hundreds of journals, newspapers, and other reference sources. It provides access to several reference databases important to students for homework and classwork assignments.

What's in Your School Library?

Find your favorite book and author in your school library catalog. Discover new titles, new ideas, and new worlds. Become a lifelong reader and learner at your school library. 

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