Tag Archives: Kids Activities

Fort Washington NYPL Teen Online Book Discussion: Graphic Novel Book Discussion

The Fort Washington Library is going to host another Graphic Novel Book Discussion discussion This is a casual discussion session that will focus on what you are currently reading. Together, we will discover and learn our interests, favorite books, and new titles!

Registration:

  • you must register with your email address in order to receive a link to participate. The link will be sent to your via email approximately one day before the Open Book Hour session. You will need a device with audio and /video and an Internet connection to participate. If you are not comfortable using video, that’s okay! You can still join.  You will receive a phone number and a password in the email; simply call that number and enter the password on your phone and you will be connected.

 

Word Up Free Virtual After School Program: 1st & 2nd Grades

Word Up Community Bookshop’s new virtual after-school program for elementary school students open to kids in 1st and 2nd grade who are interested in literature, visual arts, movement, music and more.The kids will enjoy visits from artists, writers, and musicians from all over the world! Each participant will receive free copies of the three of our featured books (TBD).

The program is facilitated by two teaching artists, Reza Salazar and Robby Kim, who are longtime members of the Word Up community.

Each participant will receive free copies of the following books:
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Schedule:
The program is three months: January–March 2021
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm on Zoom
January: 5, 12, 19, 26
February: 2, 9, 16, 23
March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

The program is pay-what-you-can, but spots are limited, so please double check the dates and make sure your child is able to attend. Registration closes December 31, 2020.

Please forward any questions, comments, or concerns to education@wordupbooks.com.

Inwood NYPL-YWHA Short Story Read-Aloud and Discussion

Listen to and discuss short stories by award-winning authors, read aloud by local librarians at the NYPL! This exciting collaborative event sponsored by the Inwood Library and the YM & YWHA Washington Heights & Inwood, accessible through Google Meet, also offers a call-in number for participants who prefer to engage by phone, rather than computer.

How it works: This event will be conducted via Google Hangouts Meet. Registration is required. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the discussion. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join. Max 30 registrants.

 

Word Up Free Virtual After School Program: 1st & 2nd Grades

Word Up Community Bookshop’s new virtual after-school program for elementary school students open to kids in 1st and 2nd grade who are interested in literature, visual arts, movement, music and more.The kids will enjoy visits from artists, writers, and musicians from all over the world! Each participant will receive free copies of the three of our featured books (TBD).

The program is facilitated by two teaching artists, Reza Salazar and Robby Kim, who are longtime members of the Word Up community.

Each participant will receive free copies of the following books:
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Schedule:
The program is three months: January–March 2021
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm on Zoom
January: 5, 12, 19, 26
February: 2, 9, 16, 23
March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

The program is pay-what-you-can, but spots are limited, so please double check the dates and make sure your child is able to attend. Registration closes December 31, 2020.

Please forward any questions, comments, or concerns to education@wordupbooks.com.