Library Books and News Archives

2020

  • October

    Exciting Updates to Book it!

    Use the catalog to find books and place a hold. Books will be delivered to pods for onsite students.  If you are in the area and accessible to Dalton, you can pick up from Security: FP books are at 91st Street from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM and MS/HS books are at 89th Street from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Monday-Friday

    We are also now offering Surprise Me! bags. If you aren't sure what to look for and browsing the catalog is difficult, let a librarian pick a few books fo you! Just fill out this form to tell us a little about what you like to read. 
     
    Check out this flier with more details and visual instructions for using the catalog system

    For families not accessible the buildings, we have also included information on getting public library cards and the NYPL Grab & Go program. If you are not in NYC, we encourage to check with your local public libraries for services. 
  • Open Library Lab

    Meet with a librarian to get research help, ask questions about resources, talk books or just say HI! Open Zoom times are:


    Monday- 10:30-11:00 - Read Aloud with Ms. Payne
    Tuesday- 2:30-3:10 - Play with Words with Mr. Quain (scattergories, crosswords, etc.)
    Wednesday- 10:20-11:00
    Thursday- 2:30-3:10
    Friday- 10:20-11:00- Kahoot Trivia with Ms. Feldman

    All open times will be hosted in the MS Library Zoom Room: https://dalton.zoom.us/my/mslibrary
  • Photo courtesy of Bank Street College of Education

    Middle School Librarian Serves As Moderator on Asian American Author’s Panel

    Middle School Librarian Roxanne Hsu Feldman served as a moderator for a panel of Asian American authors at this year's Bank Street BookFest on Saturday, October 17.
  • Exciting Updates to Book it!

    Book it! now has expanded pick-up times and an option to receive a Surprise Me! bag full of books chosen just for you by your librarian.  Click the link above to learn more.
  • Photo courtesy of Penguin Random House

    Activist Alok Vaid-Menon Joins HS Assembly for Solidarity Week

    Activist, Educator, and Artist Alok Vaid-Menon met with the high school community during our Solidarity Week Assembly on Wednesday, October 7.
  • September

    Exciting Updates to Book it!

    Use the catalog to find books and place a hold. Books will be delivered to pods for onsite students.  If you are in the area and accessible to Dalton, you can pick up from Security: FP books are at 91st Street from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM and MS/HS books are at 89th Street from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Monday-Friday

    We are also now offering Surprise Me! bags. If you aren't sure what to look for and browsing the catalog is difficult, let a librarian pick a few books fo you! Just fill out this form to tell us a little about what you like to read. 
     
    Check out this flier with more details and visual instructions for using the catalog system

    For families not accessible the buildings, we have also included information on getting public library cards and the NYPL Grab & Go program. If you are not in NYC, we encourage to check with your local public libraries for services. 
  • Dalton Libraries Keep Community Connected in Creative Ways

    Dalton’s Library team has been integral in providing technology tools, information services, and reading resources to help both students and teachers create inclusive, engaging digitalDalton experiences, and additional community building programs for everyone.
  • In Memoriam and Celebration

    This resource guide is in memory of the lives of Representative John Lewis and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Dalton Libraries would like to honor their lives, legacies, and impact in the world.
  • Get a Public Library Card

    Increase your options - access millions of digital items from your public library.  Click MORE for details.
  • Welcome Back!!

    Welcome back, everybody! Whether you're feeling excited, nervous, or somewhere in between, you can find a great book on the Back-to-School shelf in our new virtual library!

    We're so excited for another wonderful year of reading, learning and growing together.

    Your librarians,
    Jordy & Christine
  • Photo courtesy of kirkusreviews.com

    Middle School Librarian Roxanne Feldman is a Kirkus Prize Judge

    Middle School Librarian Roxanne Hsu Feldman is a judge for the Kirkus Literary Prize’s Young Readers category.
  • July

    Middle School Summer Reading Lists/Requirements

    Happy Summer!  We hope you will find many of the recommended summer reading titles enriching and enjoyable.  Make sure you check out the many linked lists as well!
  • June

    Looking Back at Dalton’s Art-At-Home Challenge

    “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” - Albert Einstein
  • Race and Antiracism

    NEW - electronic resources compiled by MS and HS librarians to help understand and process recent events.
  • May

    Looking for a fun activity?

    Try Dalton's Museum Challenge!
    Recreate famous artwork using props, people, or pets available at home!  Submit yours to the Museum Program by May 27. 
  • Art-At-Home Challenge

    Get inspired by your favorite pieces of art and recreate them using props, people and pets at home!
  • April

    Looking for Video?

    In addition to the excellent streaming video databases we offer, take a look at these free web sources for good video content.  And, if you can't find what you're looking for, just let us know.  We are happy to help!
  • March

    Dalton Community Members Volunteered at Project Cicero

    In early March, Dalton’s Office of Community and Global Partnerships reached out to community members to request book donations from all three divisions for Project Cicero. 
  • Digital Resources

    The Library has compiled its various digital resources into one easy-access guide for simple use. This "Digital Resources" guide can be found here.
  • February

    New Books in the Library!

    As you may have heard, there are new books in the Library! The caption to this photo was inspired by a second grade student's genuine reaction to learning that fact.
  • January

    Bear Came Along, the winner of the 2020 Dalton Award

    And the winner is...

    Bear Came Along, by Richard T. Morris and illustrated by LeUyen Pham!

    K-3 students have been reading a selection of picture books and closely examining the illustrations to decide which book most deserved their vote for the 2020 Dalton Award! This award mirrors the Caldecott Award, which is given annually by the American Library Association for the most outstanding illustrations.

    K-3 students voted to give their award to Bear Came Along, by Richard T. Morris and illustrated by LeUyen Pham!
  • Happy New Year!

    As the weather gets colder and with the holidays behind us, now is as good a time as ever to curl up with a good book! Happy New Year from the Library!
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