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Bookstore Detail:
Word Up Community Bookshop

General Information:
Type: Bookstore
Name: Word Up Community Bookshop
Address: 2113 Amsterdam Ave
(At the corner of 165th Street)
New York NY 10032
County/Region: New York (Manhattan)
Description: Word Up is a multi-language, general-interest community bookshop and arts space in Washington Heights, committed to preserving and building a neighborhood in which all residents help each other to live better informed and more expressive lives, using books as an instrument of reciprocal education and exchange, empowering not only themselves, but their community. By hosting literary readings, music concerts, film screenings, theater productions, art openings, workshops, community meetings and talks, language salons, and other activities for kids and adults, we do our best to support and fortify the creative spirit unique to our diverse, uptown community. Word Up is a program of the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Seven Stories Institute, whose mission is to provide necessary books to communities that do not otherwise have access to them, to stimulate discussion of important policy issues within those communities who have the most to lose in the current political and economic crises but have the least access to the terms of the debate.
Phone Numbers: 347-688-4456

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Email/Website/Webmaster: info@wordupbooks.com
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Business Hours: M-Closed; T-3pm-9pm; W-3pm-9pm; Th-3pm-9pm; F-3pm-9pm; Sat-11am-6pm; Sun-12pm-6pm.

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