The OST, "Out of School Time" after school programming directly addresses the Library’s mission: to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities. Through these programs, NYPL brings together students of all ages to help them work together closely, with the Library’s expert guidance, to achieve their academic goals.To meet the growing needs of this population, we seek to build a team of talented, committed and enthusiastic educators who recognize the role that NYPL plays in enriching the lives of the young people we serve.
BridgeUP, is a College Prep Program, which builds a supportive network of students from underserved communities by developing cohorts of high school graduates who are prepared to thrive in a college and career setting. The College Prep Program has created a network of safe spaces that allow students to come together to develop their individual passions and creativity, while helping them succeed both academically and socially. With the success of each student, the program aims to bridge the opportunity divide, close the achievement gap, and transform lives.
We are excited to add another Helen Gurley Brown (HGB) Education Fellow to join our team. The HGB Education Fellow acts as a mentor, educator, and skill builder to his/her cohort of scholars and is vital to the success of the program.