Upcoming Events

Special Story Time with Tenth Intervention
01/30/2020 - 3:30pm
Colectivo: Music from Cuba and NYC
01/30/2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
She Heals Reading with Authors
02/01/2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Uptown Stories: Zine Machine
02/02/2020 - 10:00am to 03/29/2020 - 12:00pm
Cortos cubanos | Cuban Short Films
02/05/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm



Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
Chula Cover Image
Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)E: Personal Essays and Poetry Cover Image
Black / Maybe Cover Image

Volunteer Staff Picks

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La Casa de Bernarda Alba (Coleccion Letras Hispanicas) Cover Image
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
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Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening Cover Image
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Woman on the Edge of Time Cover Image
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Something to Declare: Essays Cover Image


Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria is supporting the Casa Camino Real Bookstore, in facilitating a Refugee Book Drive in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association (ABA). Casa Camino Real Bookstore will disseminate books to refugee families. Read more here.
Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish Cover Image
Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth Cover Image
La Travesía de Enrique Cover Image
Caramelo: En Espanol Cover Image
El Alquimista: Una fábula para seguir tus sueños Cover Image

Word Up is a multilingual, general-interest, nonprofit community bookshop and arts space in Washington Heights NYC.

2113 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 165th Street)
New York, NY 10032
(347) 688-4456

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donation will help support our mission of making books more accessible to communities and, in turn, building community. Please click below to donate online, or check our Donate page for other options.