KIDS

Give the gift of reading! We'll send the child of your choice six months worth of books. WORD To Your Mailbox can be sent every month for six months in a row or every other month for a year. No need to come into the store! This price includes shipping. 

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 kids@wordbookstores.com for more information on rates, themes, and availability! 

Kids' Events

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

In honor of Children’s Book Week, WORD welcomes authors Jorge Aguirre (Giants Beware!), Michelle Knudsen (The Dragon of Trelian), and Aaron Starmer (The Riverman) for a panel discussion about writing for children, kid lit favorites, fantasy, and more.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Join us in celebrating Children's Book Week with a very special letter- and book-themed storytime. We'll be reading three fantastic books that everyone will love, but kids aged 3-6 most of all!

 

Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Greenpoint’s own illustrator Catia Chien presents a jaguar-tastic storytime for the picture book/memoir A Boy and His Jaguar, written by wildlife conservationist Alan Rabinowitz.