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The Dock Bookshop is one of the largest independent, full service, African-American owned bookstores in the nation. Opened in 2008, The Dock has become a retailer, venue and a destination spot for African American literature and culture. Our mission is to inspire, inform and edu-tain readers and community thru books & other products, groups, and events. The Dock Bookshop is a force for good in the community, selling products and hosting events that inspire, inform and edu-tain. Hold your next meeting or event at the Dock!

BECOME A MEMBER and join the movement. We’re not only a bookstore, but also a cause. Our aim is to increase literacy and awareness to better communities. We promote reading and books, literacy and literary arts & family and community in collaboration with our nonprofit affiliate Literary Arts Connection (a.k.a. Texas Literacy Connection). As a member, you help support our various weekly and monthly programs including Poetry Night, Family Night, Night Women Book Club, Sankofa Film, Books & Discussion, author events, classes, community forums and more!

See benefits below & JOIN TODAY!

 

Membership Benefits

General Member

$20

Yearly

Select Member

$10

monthly

Business/Premier Member

$25

monthly

E-Newsletter

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SHOP      
Shop & receive exclusive offers and special savings x x x
EVENTS      

Receive discounts on ticketed events

 

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Priority signing at events

 

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NETWORK / GROUPS / BUSINESS      
Connect & build with others and various groups x x x

Business card/flyers in store

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Included in business listing

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Updates on networking, vendor, business opportunities

 

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Priority seating at events

 

 

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Meeting space to hold business meetings & seminars

 

 

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Included in business listing with image

 

 

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Vendor space and promotion of product/service/program at various events

 

 

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SUPPORT      
Support efforts to promote literacy & literary arts x x x
Support efforts to promote culture & community x x x
Support efforts to promote independent bookstores x x x
       
       
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Upcoming Guests

Empower Series Presented by Comerica Bank Presents
DENNIS KIMBRO
"Putting it All Together: Success & Greatness"

Saturday, November 18 5:30-7:00p - The Dock Bookshop
Free Event. Books will be available for purchase
Dr. Dennis Kimbro, best-selling author of five books, writing partner and master trainer for the prestigious Napoleon Hill Foundation, and School of Business Administration Professor at Clark Atlanta University.
Vending Opportunities available for Insurance, Real Estate, Financial Services, Credit Repair & other wealth building services. Call 817.457.5700
BEAUTY & A BETTER YOU! Pop-Up Shop
Saturday, Nov. 18
1:00-5:00 PM @ The Dock
SHOPPING - SEMINARS - SOCIAL
Ladies and Gents -
Come shop, attend seminars to better you and mix & mingle to live Deejay
Black Friday at The Dock
November 24th - 1-8p
Stop by to shop new inventory & great deals
 
Small Business Saturday
November 25th - 11a-8p
Think BIG and shop The Dock on Small Business Saturday! 
 BLACK FRIDAY CONCERT
featuring ZYON IMAN
Friday, November 24 8-10 pm - The Dock Bookshop
Buy anything from the store that day and get a free ticket!
Free Food & Drinks
All ages welcome
 
READING WONDERLAND 
FAMILY NIGHT @ THE DOCK 
Sat. Nov. 25 - 4:00-6:00 PM @ The Dock
Free fun for the entire family!
Enjoy children's story time, special guests, drumming, pizza party & more!
Night Women Holiday Party
Saturday, Dec 2 - 3:00-5:00 PM @ The Dock
Authors, Book Clubs, Ladies & Gents are invited to our end of the year holiday party.
Drinks, Food & Fun. Cost $5
 BOOK LAUNCH PARTY
77 by Keta Hood
Friday, December 29 - 7 pm - The Dock Bookshop
Book Launch Party and will also highlight the Griot's role in the preservation of culture, using our gifts. There will be an author meet & greet, book signing, & entertainment. There will also be giveaways, drinks, & refreshments.