Jersey City

CBD Trivia at WORD JC

04/27/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

 

WORD Bookstores has been proud to carry and sell Rosebud CBD Oils. Rosebud CBD will be joining us for Indie Bookstores Day 2019 and they have put together a fun and informative CBD Oils trivia! There will be giveaways, tastings, complimentary drinks and CBD Oils for sale! A $5 voucher is required to reserve your spot. Vouchers can be used towards anything in the store for April 27th, 2019 only. 

Admission to the Rosebud CBD Trivia at WORD Jersey City. 


Storytime at WORD JC With Shira Erlichman

05/18/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD for a special storytime featuring writer and artist Shira Erlichman, author of the new children's book Be/Hold

ABOUT THE BOOK

Be/Hold: A Friendship Book Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780999658420
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Penny Candy Books - April 2nd, 2019

In Be/Hold: A Friendship Book visual artist, poet, and musician Shira Erlichman opens with the line, "Sweetheart, sometimes when I'm feeling blue I put my ear to the wind & listen for you," building a one-of-a-kind story of friendship from her love of compound words (i.e. toothbrush, windbreaker, behold) in a book that uplifts, encourages, and honors the people we care about most.


WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam

05/11/2019 - 11:00am

 

Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam encourages the creativity and boundless energy and excitement of child's play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories. 

Thanks to our friends at Jersey City Pride for bringing Drag Queen Storyhour to downtown Jersey City.

WORD JC Presents: Game of Thrones Trivia Night

05/18/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

 

The final season of Game of Thrones is upon us. so what better way to celebrate than with Thrones-themed trivia? Do you know your High Valyrian from your Dothraki? Your Blackfyre Pretenders from your Reynes? Your Widow's Wail from your Oathkeeper? Then join us at WORD Jersey City on Saturday, May 18 at 6 pm for a Westeros-tastic trivia hosted by Vincent Onorati (husband to WORD owner Christine) and prove that you're the smartest knight in the Seven Kingdoms. 

$5.00
SKU: triviavoucher

Admission to WORD trivia night. Good for $5 off anything in the store on the night of the event only. 


Total Transformation Workshop at WORD JC with Elizabeth Flint

05/30/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Learn how to access the chakras to increase physical, metal and emotional well-being

Admission to the entire Total Transformation Workshop series at WORD Jersey City. Book included! 


Admission to one class in the Total Transformation Workshop series at WORD Jersey City. Book included.


Total Transformation Workshop at WORD JC with Elizabeth Flint

05/23/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Learn how to access the chakras to increase physical, metal and emotional well-being

Admission to the entire Total Transformation Workshop series at WORD Jersey City. Book included! 


Admission to one class in the Total Transformation Workshop series at WORD Jersey City. Book included.


WORD JC Presents: Nathan Ballingrud for WOUNDS

04/24/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of Hell Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781534449930
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - April 9th, 2019

“[Ballingrud's] evocative and strangely beautiful.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Nathan Ballingrud is one of my favorite contemporary authors and any time he’s got a new book out I run to the front of the line.


$5.00
SKU: woundsvoucher

$5 admission to this event at our Jersey City store. Your $5 admission voucher functions like a gift card and can be used toward anything in store on the night of the event only.


WORD JC Presents: Elizabeth Acevedo for WITH THE FIRE ON HIGH

05/09/2019 - 7:00pm

 

WORD is beyond thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Acevedo to Jersey City for a celebration of her new book With the Fire on High. Elizabeth will be joined in conversation by her critique partner, Yahaira Castro. Following Elizabeth and Yahaira's discussion, Elizabeth will be signing copies of With the Fire on High

Admission for one to the Elizabeth Acevedo event at our Jersey City store. Your ticket includes a signed copy of With the Fire on High


Total Transformation Workshop at WORD JC with Elizabeth Flint

05/16/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

Learn how to access the chakras to increase physical, metal and emotional well-being

Admission to the entire Total Transformation Workshop series at WORD Jersey City. Book included! 


Admission to one class in the Total Transformation Workshop series at WORD Jersey City. Book included.


WORD JC Presents: Aimee Herman and Aaron Hamburger for EVERYTHING GROWS and NIRVANA IS HERE

05/15/2019 - 7:30pm

 

WORD is delighted to celebrate the release of two new LGBTQ-centered novels with Aimee Herman and Aaron Hamburger, authors of Everything Grows and Nirvana Is Here, respectively. Come by our Jersey City store and catch them in conversation about their new books, then get your copies signed. 

ABOUT AIMEE HERMAN

Everything Grows Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781941110683
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Three Rooms Press - May 7th, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Eleanor Fromme just chopped off all of her hair. How else should she cope after hearing that her bully, James, just took his own life? When Eleanor's English teacher suggests students write a letter to a person who would never receive it to get their feelings out, Eleanor chooses James.


Nirvana Is Here Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781941110775
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Three Rooms Press - May 14th, 2019

For Ari Silverman, the past has never really passed. After 20 years, the trauma from a childhood assault resurfaces as he grapples with the fate of his ex-husband, a colleague accused of sexually harassing a student.


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