Events

Upcoming Events

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 12:30pm

You are cordially invited to hear the young writers from the Uptown Stories workshop "The Elements of Fiction."

Students in this workshop learned and used the basic elements of fiction to write their own stories whether adventure, fantasy, mystery, or realistic.

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

You are cordially invited to hear the young writers from Uptown Stories' Jump Up and Write workshop. They will be reading and presenting their work on stage in front of a live audience. Everyone is welcome to come celebrate their incredible accomplishments.

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 3:30pm

You are cordially invited to hear the young writers from the Uptown Stories workshop "It's Your Thing."

In this workshop, students wrote whatever they wanted: personal memoir, screenplay, TV pilot, political manifesto, rock opera, sports investigation, epic poem, western comedy, horror-romance, spy-sci-fi, or some sort of strange, new thing.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

This is an invitation to the community to come talk about ICE, recent executive orders, responses people have had, and actions that can be done. 

Please come and share your thoughts on this very pressing issue! Light refreshments provided

When: Wednesday, June 27 at 6-8pm
Where: Word Up Community Bookshop -- Librería Comunitaria

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 4:00pm

This pride month: Q & T invites anyone interested in sharing information about the state of Puerto Rico and Palestine, tangible things that those here and elsewhere can do, and learning more our communities. 

This will be a discussion. People are invited to speak on their knowledge, experiences, and suggestions!

Moderator: TBD

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

The final event of the school year! This is a teen open mic for spoken word artists, singers, rappers, and others who want to share their voices and talents. Sign up to perform or come and enjoy a night of performances and music, by youth, for youth. 

 

You can buy books from past events here.