About the Center for Educators & Schools

Our Mission

The Center for Educators and Schools uses The New York Public Library's resources and collections to ignite curiosity, joy, and a passion for learning within educators, students, and school communities.


"For over 125 years, The New York Public Library has been an educational resource for the people of New York City, and far beyond. Now, the Library is building a team exclusively devoted to serving educators and schools. Whether you are a classroom teacher, a school librarian, an administrator, paraprofessional, a parent, or any type of educator at all, the Center for Educators and Schools is here to help you make the most of the Library’s rich resources…"

Brian Jones, Director, Center for Educators and Schools | Read more.

This work is part of the Library’s overall commitment to our branch patrons and education programs, led by the Merryl H. and James S. Tisch Director of The New York Public Library. Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.