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Word Up’s 8th Birthday
June 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pmFree
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria celebrates 8 years in existence with music, reading, art, and more, for all ages.
11am–6pm: Stop by all day for our birthday celebration where there will be food, drinks, and fun. See below for specific activities, and join us at 4:30pm for cake!
11am–12pm: Story time / Hora del cuento con Alexis Ruginis, autora de ¿Dónde está el coquí?, y Mariel Escalante
1–2pm: Why Are Our Skin Colors So Different?: Hands-On Creative Workshop with Jyoti Gupta, author of Different Differenter. This mask-making workshop is recommended for ages 5-7. RSVP on Eventbrite (includes $5 materials fee).
2:30–4pm: For Dominican Writers’ inaugural book club meeting, DW is teaming up with Word Up to discuss Angie Cruz’s Soledad.
4:30pm: Cake cutting to celebrate 8 years of Word Up!