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! 

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 kids@wordbookstores.com. 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

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Join the Pout-Pout Fish for a very special storytime. All ages welcome! 

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase is a 74-minute sonic drama full of catchy tunes, corner-turning dialogue, and surreal musical exclamations! Set in Austin in 1938, it’s a new Depression-era folk myth about a 10-year-old girl who falls into the Underworld, narrated and performed by a cast that includes Daniel Johnston, Bill Callahan, and others. Musician Brian Beattie and artist Valerie Fowler tell the story and sing the songs from Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase accompanied by a moving panorama! For kids of all ages.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

 

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 11:00am

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Silly bedtime rituals are the topic in Darren Farrell’s new book, Thank You, Octopus. Great for kids aged 3 and up; open to all ages!

Facebook RSVP ecouraged, but not required.