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    WORD is happy to offer signed copies of Michelle Knudsen's new book Revenge of the Evil Librarian.

    Preorder by 9 p.m. on February 12 to receive a signed/personalized book. Note "signed copy request" along with the name(s) you'd like the book personalized to (if any) in the comments section of your order, and we'll respond with an estimate of when to expect your signed books.

    You can also select "in-store pick-up" to pick up your book(s) in our Brooklyn or Jersey City store.

    Hey teachers, librarians, and educators: we've got a lot of good news! There's now a special email list just for you, so you can get updates on new and noteworthy kids' books, info on our Educator Nights, events for kids and families, free giveaways, and more.

    We also have a new Educator Discount Program: eligible teachers and librarians can now receive 15% off on all WORD purchases.

    Looking for a new and exciting place to host the best birthday party ever? Party with us at WORD! Children 3 and up can spend their special day celebrating in our Brooklyn or Jersey City store with parties themed around some of the best children's books of all time. Our parties include storytime, games, arts and crafts, and wrapped book favors, all hosted by our bubbly book experts!

    The times available are:
    Brooklyn: Sundays from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

    Jersey City: Saturdays from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

    See below for some photos of our past parties, and email kids@wordbookstores.com at least six (6) weeks in advance for more information on rates, themes, and availability!

    Want to treat the 18-and-under kid in your life? Sign them up for our birthday club! During the month of their birthday, they'll get a Happy Birthday postcard and coupon, good for 25% off books and toys. Registration in the club is free. If you'd like to sign up a child, you can call or e-mail us at kids@wordbookstores.com. Make sure to include the child's first and last name, birth month and year, and the physical address where you'd like the postcard to be sent. We promise to only use this information for Birthday Club, and we'll email you a confirmation that they've been signed up! (Please note: the coupon must be redeemed in-store and is not applicable to online orders.)

    Kids Events

    Join us for a special Halloween storytime with Diana Murray, author of Grimelda and the Spooktacular Pet Show! COSTUMES ENCOURAGED! 

    10/29/2017 - 3:00pm

    In the wild, free woods of the Hinterlands, where magic is as real as stories are, Goldeline travels from camp to camp with Gruff and his bandits, getting by on the things they steal from carriages that pass through the woods.

    11/19/2017 - 4:00pm