Tag Archives: Word Up Community Bookshop

Word Up Q & T Community Writers Group

Join Q & T Community every 2nd Friday of the month to work on your writing. Short story writers, poets, playwrights and more are welcome! We will work on our pieces together, allow time for workshopping/feedback, talk about what we’re writing and reading and more! Q & T Community is a monthly LGBTQIA+ event series hosted by Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria collective member, Memphis Washington

 

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.

The Songs We Write: An Afternoon of Live Original Music

RSVP | Event via ZOOMSit back and enjoy original music! Click on link above to register for Zoom link.

Featured performers are a mix of local songwriters, composers, and Song A Week members. Each artist will be performing music they have written.

To learn more about the Song A Week project visit: www.songaweek.org
Organizer: Word Up!

Word Up Lo’Mas Lit Book Club: Spring Edition Meeting

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Lo’Mas Lit Book Club is a reading group, a book club, a discussion zone, quarantine-era hangout time for youth ages 13–20. Started in Summer 2020, this book club has brought together teens from across the Uptown Manhattan neighborhood and across the country. Meetings are every first and third Friday at 5pm throughout the Spring 2021 season; specific dates and books are:

MARCH 2021
World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Meeting Dates: March 5 & 19

APRIL 2021
Latinext edited by Felicia ChavezJosé Olivarez, and Willie Perdomo
Meeting Dates: April 2 & 16 

MAY 2021
Almost American Girl by Robin Ha
Meeting Dates: May 7 & 21

JUNE 2021
Undocumented by Dan-el Padilla-Peralta
Meeting Dates: June 4 & 18

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.