Jersey City

WORD JC Presents: Drag Queen Storytime with Harmonica Sunbeam

03/23/2019 - 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: Arkady Martine and Elizabeth Bear for A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE and ANCESTRAL NIGHT

03/28/2019 - 7:30pm

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City to celebrate the release of two new space operas written by female authors: Arkady Martine's A Memory Called Empire and Elizabeth Bear's Ancestral Night. Arkady and Elizabeth will read from their new books, then have a conversation about the legacy of women who have written space opera and the state of the genre today. 

A Memory Called Empire (Teixcalaan #1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250186430
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Tor Books - March 26th, 2019

"A Memory Called Empire perfectly balances action and intrigue with matters of empire and identity. All around brilliant space opera, I absolutely love it."—Ann Leckie, author of Ancillary Justice


Ancestral Night (White Space #1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781534402980
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 5th, 2019

A space salvager and her partner make the discovery of a lifetime that just might change the universe in this wild, big-ideas space opera from multi award-winning author Elizabeth Bear.

Halmey Dz and her partner Connla Kurucz are salvage operators, living just on the inside of the law...usually.


$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, including A Memory Called Empire or Ancestral Night. Please note that if you purchase a copy of either book from WORD there is no need to purchase an admission voucher. 


WORD JC Presents: Patrick Wilson and Mike Avila for THE ART AND MAKING OF AQUAMAN

03/09/2019 - 2:00pm

 

WORD is proud to welcome actor Patrick Wilson and author Mike Avila for a special event celebrating the book The Art and Making of Aquaman. Mike and Patrick will give a presentation on the book followed by a brief period of questions from the audience, then both will sign copies of the book. 

IMPORTANT TICKETING INFORMATION:

The Art and Making of Aquaman  Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781683835035
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Insight Editions - January 2019

Immerse yourself in the art and making of Aquaman, the movie chronicling Arthur Curry’s path to a future reign as King of the Seven Seas.

The Art and Making of Aquaman takes readers behind the scenes of the highly anticipated 2018 Warner Bros. Pictures film based on the popular DC character.


WORD JC Presents: Lorraine Cink for Marvel Powers of a Girl

03/16/2019 - 3:30pm

 

Higher, further, faster, more—that's the motto of Captain Marvel, aka Earth's Mightiest Hero, and really all of the superheroes featured in Marvel Powers of a Girl. Join us in Jersey City (hometown of Kamala Khan, alias Ms. Marvel) for a special event featuring Lorraine Cink, comedian and author of Powers of a Girl. Costumes not required, of course, but certainly encouraged. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Marvel Powers of a Girl Cover Image
By Lorraine Cink, Alice X. Zhang (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368025263
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Marvel Press - February 5th, 2019

This is the Marvel Universe. Where the personalities, powers, and straight-up legends of countless heroic women have captured readers for generations.


Kids Like Me Storytime with Raakhee Mirchandani at WORD JC

03/16/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for Kids Like Me, author Raakhee Mirchandani's new storytime series. Raakhee will read from a selection of children's books with diverse characters, and will also raffle off a Super Satya cape to one lucky attendee. 

ABOUT RAAKHEE MIRCHANDANI

Super Satya Saves the Day Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643071176
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Bharat Babies - October 2nd, 2018

Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But her day takes a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends, and be the true hero everyone knows she is?


WORD JC Presents: Hoda Kotb for YOU ARE MY HAPPY

03/08/2019 - 6:30pm

 

WORD is proud to welcome TODAY show host Hoda Kotb to our Jersey City store to celebrate her new children's book You Are My Happy. Hoda will give a short presentation on her book then take questions from the audience. Following the conversation, she will sign copies of You Are My Happy

ABOUT THE BOOK

You Are My Happy Cover Image
By Hoda Kotb, Suzie Mason (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062887894
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: HarperCollins - March 5th, 2019

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

From Hoda Kotb, the Today show co-anchor and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of I’ve Loved You Since Forever, comes a book about gratitude for the things in life—both big and small—that bring us happiness.


I've Loved You Since Forever Cover Image
By Hoda Kotb, Suzie Mason (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062841742
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: HarperCollins - March 6th, 2018

New York Times #1 Bestseller!


WORD JC Presents: Joe Ciardiello for A FISTFUL OF DRAWINGS

04/18/2019 - 7:30pm

 

A Fistful of Drawings Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781683962274
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Fantagraphics Books - February 5th, 2019

In this gorgeous graphic memoir, Joe Ciardiello weaves together his Italian family history and the mythology of the American West while paying homage to the classic Westerns of the '50s and '60s.


$5.00
SKU: fistvoucher

$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.


Storytime with Susan Robeson at WORD JC

03/30/2019 - 11:00am

 

Join us at WORD Jersey City for a storytime celebrating the life of Paul Robeson with his granddaughter Susan Robeson, a filmmaker, producer, and Jersey City resident. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Grandpa Stops a War: A Paul Robeson story Cover Image
By Susan Robeson, Rod Brown (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781609808822
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Triangle Square - January 22nd, 2019

"It takes a man of peace to stop a war."


Adult Drawing Class at WORD JC

04/01/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Week five of the spring drawing class for adults at WORD Jersey City. Click here for more details.

$25.00
SKU: singadultdraw

Admission to a single session of the adult spring drawing class at WORD Jersey City. Supplies included.


$100.00
SKU: fulladultdraw

Admission to all five adult spring drawing classes at WORD Jersey City. Supplies included.


Adult Drawing Class at WORD JC

03/25/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

 

Week four of the spring drawing class for adults at WORD Jersey City. Click here for more details. 

$25.00
SKU: singadultdraw

Admission to a single session of the adult spring drawing class at WORD Jersey City. Supplies included.


$100.00
SKU: fulladultdraw

Admission to all five adult spring drawing classes at WORD Jersey City. Supplies included.


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