Word Up Story Time

word up story time

Regular Virtual Story Times | Horas de Cuentos Virtuales y Regulares

**Canceled until further notice**

Saturdays at | Sábados a 11am (English) 

with Renzo Moyano & guests! This is a virtual story time that features a few picture books and songs. It is livestreamed on the Word Up Facebook page. 

Hora de cuentos con Renzo Moyano e invitados! Esta es una hora de cuentos virtual que presenta algunos libros para niños y canciones. Se transmite en vivo en la página de Facebook de Word Up.

Visit our Facebook Page | Visita a nuestra página de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WordUpBooks/

Third Saturdays at | Cada tercer sábado a 4:30pm (English & Spanish)

Join us for the Juneteenth edition of Mariel's bilingual story time. She is an engaging storyteller with years of experience. This weekend she will read books that touch on the Juneteenth and pride month. Don't miss it!

Únase a nosotros para la edición de Juneteenth de la hora de cuentos bilingües de Mariel. Es una narradora maravillosa con años de experiencia. Este fin de semana leerá libros relacionados con el mes de junio y el mes del orgullo. ¡No te lo pierdas!

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In-Person Story Time | Hora de Cuentos 

Please check back for updated information about in-person story times. 

 

Past Story Times

Summer 2021

10:00 - Opening Songs & activities | Primeras canciones y actividades

10:30 - Story Time w/ A Special Reader or An Author | Hora de cuentos con un navador especial o un autor

11:00 - Crafts | Artesanias

11:45 - Final story | Cuento Final

Bring your family to southern Highbridge Park and enjoy a summer of morning story times with Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria. Open to ages 0-8. This program is in English. Some story times will be bilingual or multilingual. Please send your questions, comments and concerns to education@wordupbooks.com.

Traiga a su familia al sur de Highbridge Park y disfrute de un verano de cuentos matutinos con Word Up Community Bookshop / Librería Comunitaria. Abierto para edades de 0 a 8 años. Este programa es en inglés. Algunas horas de cuentos seran bilingües o multilingües. Por favor envia sus preguntas, comentarios, y inquietudes a education@wordupbooks.com. 

 

Special Story Time | Hora de Cuentos with Sindy Castro from Jugando N Play on 8/3 at 10am

Special Story Time with with Sindy Castro from Jugando N Play, Tuesday, August 3, at 10 am

Tuesday, August 3 at Adventure Playground (164th and Edgecombe Ave.), we have a SPECIAL edition of story time with Sindy Canstro of Jugando N Play! We will be reading from El Chupacabra by Adam Rubin (author of Dragons Love Tacos), a bilingual book about the legendary chupacabra. We will also make goat popsicle puppets and do some movement activities directed by Sindy!

Jugando N Play is comprised of arts educators and theatre makers. They aspire to create multilingual and multicultural theatre experiences for young people that celebrate the diverse cultural and lingual communities of New York City and the United States.

Past Word Up Virtual Story Times

 

Featured Story Time Books:

El Chupacabras Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Crash McCreery (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399539299
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Published: Dial Books - March 27th, 2018

Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race (First Conversations) Cover Image
$8.99
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ISBN: 9780593382639
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - March 16th, 2021

Juan Hormiga Cover Image
By Gustavo Roldan, Gustavo Roldan (Illustrator), Robert Croll (Translated by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781939810823
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - May 4th, 2021

The Cot in the Living Room Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593110478
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Published: Kokila - June 1st, 2021

Ojalá supieras (I Wish You Knew) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250814784
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 25th, 2021

I Wish You Knew Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250226303
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 25th, 2021

Your Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328631886
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Published: Versify - April 6th, 2021

If You Come to Earth Cover Image
By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452137797
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 15th, 2020

Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race (First Conversations) Cover Image
$8.99
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ISBN: 9780593382639
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - March 16th, 2021

The Death of Cupcake: A Child's Experience with Loss Cover Image
By Susan Nicholas, Basia Tran (Illustrator), Amy Betz (Editor)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781732433656
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Published: Human Consciousness Consortium - November 13th, 2020

The Death of Cupcake: A Child's Experience with Loss Cover Image
By Basia Tran (Illustrator), Amy Betz (Editor), Susan Nicholas
$17.99
ISBN: 9781732433670
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Published: Conscious Books - October 12th, 2020

Nana Akua Goes to School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581130
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - June 16th, 2020

Eldie makes new friends! / Eldie hace nuevos amigos! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780578826219
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Published: Lissarette Nisnevich - February 6th, 2021

Eldie makes new friends! / Eldie hace nuevos amigos! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781736643907
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Published: Pequenines Books - March 1st, 2021

Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250234629
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 23rd, 2021

Latinitas (Spanish edition): Una celebración de 40 soñadoras audaces Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250796103
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 21st, 2021