where do i get books?

People who work or go to school in NYC get free accounts in all three library systems which give you access to free magazines, books, audiobooks, and more.

Visit our CAS Virtual Library. We have two platforms: MackinVIA & Sora!!

CAS Virtual Library

Our Virtual Library platforms

Sources for free ebooks & audiobooks

Courtyard Grab and Go services are suspended until we resume in-person instruction.

Book recs

Join our CAS group on Goodreads and browse our summer reading lists. 

Follow our YouTube channel for book talks.

Book clubs

One Book One Bronx

Well-Read Black Girl 

NYPL and WNYC’s Virtual Book Club

Andrew Luck’s Virtual Book Club

Oprah’s Book Club

CASReads Club 2019-2020 “Respect for All” titles:

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

For Everyone by Jason Reynolds

The ABCs of LGBTs – by Ash Hardell 

Tales of La Vida – Compilation of Latinx comics

2018-2019: CAS Advisory Reads

2017-18 BOOKS

2016-17 Books…

Author visits: Paul Volponi (March) & Naomi Jackson (May)

2015-16 We read…


“Reading is not optional.”

–Walter Dean Myers