Give the gift of reading! We'll send the child of your choice one book a month for a year. No need to come into the store! This price includes shipping. 

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 three 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 story time, games, arts and crafts, and wrapped book favors, all hosted by our bubbly book experts! See below for some photos of our past parties, and email 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.)

Kids' Events

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

In honor of The Best Lowly Worm Book Ever!, Huck Scarry (son of picture book legend Richard Scarry) will be in conversation with award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown (Mr. Tiger Goes Wild) about his father’s work and legacy and children’s books. All ages welcome!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.  

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Author Artie Bennett presents a fun-filled storytime for his picture books Peter Panda Melts Down! and Belches, Burps, and Farts -- Oh My!

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required.  

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)

Join WorryWoo Monsters creator Andi Green for a reading of Don't Feed the WorryBug, plus a craft! Recommended for kids aged 2 to 6, open to all ages.