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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
 
 

 

 

 

 

EVENTS

This Weekend
     
 

Minister Farrakhan Speaks
The Unraveling of a Great Nation 
Sun. Feb. 23 at 2 PM
 @ The Dock via Live Web
 




 
 
 
Black History Celebrations
Celebrate Black History
 
African American Read-In
Black History Celebration

 
KID'S CLUB BOOK READ:
UNDEFEATED
By Kwame Alexander & Kadir Nelson

 
New Date Change: Sat. Feb. 29th 2:30-4 PM @ The Dock
 
STORY TIME, PIZZA PARTY & MORE.
We invite your family to celebrate Black History with  books and more!
 


Celebrate Black History
FILM SHOWING & TALKBACK
 
John Henrik Clarke
A Great and Might Walk
 
Sat. Feb. 29 6-8 PM @ The Dock
 
African American historian and Master-Teacher John HenrikClarke shares his wealth of knowledge of Black History. Film narrated and co-produced by Wesley Snipes. A must-see for all.
 
Shop The Dock for Great Gifts
for Black History Month and Every Day! 
Dashikis
 
Dashikis
Women Apparel
 
Cultural T-shirts
 
Children Books and More
 
Rasta Bajas/Jackets
$99 Authors Special!

Click Here To Purchase $99 Author's Special
DOCK OPEN MIC
 
DOCK OPEN MIC
Tue. Feb. 25
Mardi Gras
PHAT Tuesday
8-10 PM @ The Dock
 
Come share your talent and/or enjoy an evening of music, food, drinks and artistic expressions poetry, live performances, comedy and more -withgood people and good energy!
 
More Community Events at The Dock
 

RAW TALK
with RAS EMIL
Food-Health-Love
 
Fri. Feb. 28 6-8 PM
 @ The Dock
Come chop it up (literally) with Chef Ras Emil from Philly. Try his healthy "Love Juice" and more. Evening of food tasting, conversation and more.
 




Kings & Queens  
ROUND TABLE
with Bro. Reg 

Sat. Feb. 29 4-6 PM 
 @ The Dock 
Topic:
Tricknology of
the enemy
Sat. Feb. 29 - 4-6 PM
@ The Dock
 
 
Book Clubs
  
NIGHT WOMEN
 BOOK CLUB
1ST SATURDAY
3-5 PM @The Dock Bookshop
Ladies, looking for a book club to join?
Join us for great book discussions, awesome company and fun time!
 
Book Discussion: 
March 7 - Americanah by
KIDS CLUB
Monthly 2:30-3:30 PM
The Dock Bookshop   

The Dock Bookshop Kids Club takes place every month and is sure to edutain both children and parents in an interactive setting. We have a variety of themed
programs that includes books, reading, play and more!  
Date Change:  Sat. Feb. 29
Undefeated by Kwame Alexander 
MORE DOCK RADIO
Dock Radio has a line-up of great shows and hosts highlighting various aspects of life and living!!! Also there will be guest authors discussing their books  and businesses discussing their products and services on 
various radio shows.
 
We look forward to your interactions with the independent shows and guests
 
For more information regarding Dock Radio please call 817-457-5700 or email: info@thedockbookshop.com /  visit www.DockRadioLive.com
 
Download App "Dock Radio"
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Dock Power Hour - Empowering Communities - Every Monday
Download "Dock Radio" App on your phone /www.dockradiolive.com/call-in>972-427-7795
TUNE-IN WEEKLY FOR GUESTS & HOT TOPICS!!!

 
LIONESS COUNSELING with LASHONDA THOMAS 
On Dock Radio Daily at 2:00 PM 
download "Dock Radio" App on your phone/ www.dockradiolive.com/ call-in>972-427-7795
THE DAROLYN BROCK SHOW 
On Dock Radio Every Tuesday at 7 PM 
download "Dock Radio" App on your phone / www.dockradiolive.com / 972-427-7795
ASE' RADIO SHOW
On Dock Radio Every Thursday @ 6:00pm
download "Dock Radio" App on your phone / www.dockradiolive.com / 972-427-7795
DOCK RADIO BUSINESS & EVENT SHOUTOUT
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Dock Membership
Not only are you supporting an independent bookstore that loves and supports community
but also your supporting...
*Literary and cultural programs including our Kids Club that impacts hundreds of families 
*Artists who share their artistic expressions every Tuesday 
Plus  
*Receive additional discounts and savings on books 
*Receive free tickets to Dock selected events 
*Usage of meeting space (based on availability) 
*Free advertising on Dock Eblast & social media outlets and more
 
Call or text Membership to 817.296.0288 or visit www.thedockbookshop.com
Dock Calendar 
 
  • Thu. Feb. 20 - Men's Book Club, 7-9p
  • Black History Celebration/Kid's Book Club 2:30-4p***Rescheduled***to Sat. Feb. 29
  • Sun. Feb. 23 - Minister Louis Farakhan Speak via live web, 2-5p
  • Tue. Feb. 25 - Mardi Gras-PHAT Tuesday Open Mic, 8-10p $5
  • Fri. Feb. 28 - Raw Talk with Ras Emil, 6-8p
  • Sat. Feb. 29 - Kings and Queen Round Table with Bro. Reg, 4-6p
  • Sat. Feb. 29 - Celebrate Black History Film & Talkback: Dr. John Henrik Clarke Great and Mighty Walk, 6-8p
  • Sat. Mar. 7 - Women's Book Club 3-5p
  • Sun. Mar. 8 - Natural Hair Film Showing with Workshop and Talkback, 3-6p

Community Events

Sat. Feb. 22 - Black History at Eastern Hills High School, 10a-2p

Sun. Feb. 23 - Nappiology Hair Showcase 2020, 2-6p Desoto Civic Center

Sat. Mar. 7 - 3rd Annual Jet Relays Soul Festival, gates open at 10a Herman Clark Stadium 

Dock in the Community
Join us at the following events... 

 

Call/Text 817.296.0288 to become a Vendor