Library Resources

Our Libraries

The Neen Hunt Library is located in our main building at 81st Street (open from 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday), and the Lois/Ronan/Phillips Library is at our Lower School at 74th Street.

Borrowing Library Materials

Library resources are available to all members of the Calhoun community, including students, faculty, staff and parents. At the 81st Street library, books and other materials circulate for two weeks (with an option to renew).

See what we have in our library collection: online catalog.

Collections & Database Resources

In addition to general and reference collections, the library maintains numerous special collections in audiobooks, world languages and professional development. The library subscribes to several online databases, including Brain Pop, Brain Pop Jr., Infobase Learning, JSTOR, ProQuest, Gale/InfoTrac,Teaching, Grolier Encyclopedia and World Book Encyclopedia.

Annual Book Fair at Barnes & Noble

Sponsored by the Parents Association, the Annual Book Fair is held each year in May at Barnes & Noble on 82nd St. & Broadway. In addition to receiving a percentage of all sales during the day, Calhoun's libraries and classrooms are the beneficiaries of generous donations by parents, grandparents and friends who purchase and donate books directly to the school.

Library Round-Up

Student reading

With Halloween approaching, Camilla shares her recommendations for suspenseful books you can access digitally on Sora.

Students work on computers

Meet Camilla Yohn-Barr, Calhoun's newest Librarian. Camilla shares her recommendation for a must-see series and accompanying graphic novels. 

MS student raising hand

Enjoy resources curated by Librarian Cassandra Cuppy for the week of May 17. You'll find featured books and links to virtual experiences including performances from the New York City Ballet.