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TEXAS LITERACY CONNECTION 

 

THE MISSION of Texas Literacy Connection (TLC) (also known as Literary Arts Connection), a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, is to promote literacy and literary arts that will inspire individual and community action to build relationships, improve lives and better society.

TLC is dedicated to promoting literacy in its totality based on the National Literacy Act of 1991 definition of literacy: "an individual's ability to read, write, speak, compute and solve problems to function on a job and in sociery to achieve one's goals and develop one's knowledge and potential."

 

TEXAS LITERACY CONNECTION PROGRAMS (in collaboration with The Dock Bookshop)

  • Children’s Story Time/FunTime
  • Youth Reading Clubs/Kickbacks
  • Summer Community Reading Initiative
  • Tutoring
  • GED Classes & Adult Literacy
  • Multilingual Education
  • Writing and Communication Workshops & Panels
  • International Book Project
  • Book Vouchers

 

TEXAS LITERACY CONNECTION EVENTS

  • Black History Lecture Series
  • Writers & Readers Conference
  • DFW Literary SoulFEST
  • Winter Wonderland of Reading
  • Leaders for Literacy Annual Benefit
 

 

 

 

 

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THE DOCK BOOKSHOP CELEBRATES
11 YEARS OF BUSINESS & SERVICE
 
SPECIAL THANKS TO YOU!
Our Supporters, Community Partners, Friends, Customers, Members and Family

 The Dock Bookshop is all about books and reading, building community, celebrating culture and more! Help us celebrate our 11th Anniversary of Business and Service to the Community by becoming a Dock Member today starting as low as $10/mo
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PRODUCT FEATURES

HIDDEN COLORS 5
Available at
The Dock Bookshop!
Hidden Colors 5 is the final installment of the critically acclaimed Hidden Colors documentary series. In this installment, the film explores the history of warfare as it relates to global Black society. The film is broken down into 7 chapters that examines the ways the system of racism wages warfare from a historical, psychological, sexual, biological, health, educational, and military perspective.

EVENTS

LITERARY SOULFEST 
Sat. September 21 
1-5 PM @ The Dock
A Celebration of Books, Reading, Community and Culture During National Literacy Month! 
Featuring guest authors and fall reads, live entertainment, speakers, panels, book signings
book club meet and greet and more!
Plus A Special Tribute to Literary Giant Toni Morrison
Authors are invited to come and share (Space Limited)
The community is invited to come, meet and greet the Authors
For more information call or text 817.296.0288 or email thedockbookshop@gmail.com
 

DOCK OPEN MIC
Every Tuesday ~ 8-10 PM ~ The Dock Bookshop   
Poetry, Spoken Word, Music & Comedy and more.  Open to the public. $5 Cover.
RSVP  
 

 

MYSS BOOK CLUB
Sat.  2019
~ 1-3 PM ~
The Dock Bookshop  view flyer
My Sister's Sister Book Club is a summer reading group for young ladies who love to read.
The target age for this group are girls 9-14 years old.  The meetings will include a lively discussion of the book, refreshments and making new friends. Join us! Tell a friend, bring a friend!
For more info call 817.457.5700
 

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