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The Constantine Georgiou Library

Teaching and Learning

The Constantine Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature is a home for research, scholarship, and community activities associated with children’s literature and literacy.

About the Library

Named to honor writer, scholar, and late NYU Steinhardt professor, Constantine Georgiou, the Center’s collection encourages New York City children and their parents to engage with books and develop a love of reading.

In supporting the literacy initiatives of the Department of Teaching and Learning and its faculty, the Georgiou Library aims to make NYU a leader in getting books in the hands of children and promoting literacy skills in all children. The Georgiou Library also fosters and promotes innovative, interdisciplinary research in children’s and young adult literature.

The Georgiou Library is supported by the E.H.A. Foundation.

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Explore the links below for additional online programs and resources.

Curriculum Materials Resources and Teaching & Learning Tools can be accessed via Bobst Library's Education Libguide.

Virtual Storytimes

Storytime at Home with the Georgiou Library:
Storytime 1
Storytime 2
Storytime 3
Storytime 4

Drag Queen Story Hour

Storyline Online

Covid-19 Resources

The Child Mind Institute's Resources for Families

Anti-bias and Anti-Racist Education Resources

FREE (Families for Radical Education & Empowerment)

Raising Race Conscious Children

Here Wee Read

The Conscious Kid

Teaching Tolerance

Contact Information

Kendra Tyson
The Linda May Uris Library Media Specialist

For children, it is in their nature to stretch minds and horizons; to laugh and play; to seek aesthetic satisfaction through enjoyment of beauty; to sit in judgment of the past and envision the future...Literature for children adds immeasurably to the enrichment of life.

Constantine Georgiou