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    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 at least a month 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 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.)

    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.

    Kids Events

    This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.

    Rowboat Watkins presents his hilarious, deliciously entertaining Rude Cakes. For kids of all ages!

    RSVP encouraged but not required. 



    06/07/2015 - 11:00am

    This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

    Bring the kids to enjoy an afternoon with graphic novelist Jorge Aguirre. The newest installament of Dragons Beware!, Chronicles of Claudette, hit the shelves early in May. He'll read from the comic and give his best tips to budding authors and artists. 

    06/14/2015 - 2:30pm

    This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

    Get ready for Father's Day with Football with Dad by Frank Berrios. This adorable Little Golden Book gives the basic rules for football but mostly just shows how much fun it can be hanging with dad! A perfect event for a lovely Saturday morning. 

    Facebook RSVP ecouraged, but not required. 


    06/20/2015 - 11:00am

    This event takes place at our Jersey City location. 

    Listen to a story about new friends, Virgil & Owen. Virgil thinks that Owen is his friend, and his friend alone! But Owen likes to play with everybody in their arctic home. How will Virgil cope? This lovely tale will help kids as they form lasting friendships.

    Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.

    06/28/2015 - 11:00am