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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
- 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
Happy New Year!
SHOP THE DOCK
Great Gift Ideas
Books, vinyls, calendars, journals, fragrances, jewelry, apparel, gifts and more
Dock Tuesday Poetry & Open Mic
Come enjoy an evening of music, food, drinks and artistic expressions -
poetry, live performances, comedy and more -withgood people and good energy! Come share your talent. $5 Cover
Tue. Jan. 7 Special Guest Feature:
Natasha Carrizosa Of "Natty Roots"
New Year New You
NEW YEAR - NEW YOU - NEW BOOKS
BOOK REVIEW & EMPOWERMENT TALKS
Sat. Jan 25th - 3-5 PM - The Dock Bookshop
Celebrating Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr
MLK DAY AT THE DOCK
& PIZZA PARTY
Let The Children March
Illustrated by Frank Morrison
About Book: Told from a child's point of view, this moving picture book focuses on a monumental moment in the civil rights movement: the Children's Crusade of 1963. Thousands of African-American children and teens marched through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, to end segregation and to inspire change and hope for the future.
FILM SHOWING & TALKBACK
KING IN THE WILDERNESS
Through personal stories of the people who were around him, this film follows Martin Luther King, Jr. during the last years of his life.
PANEL- COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
Where Do We Go From Here
Join other concerned citizens in addressing issues facing the African American Community and determining.....Where do we go from here in 2020
Dock Book Clubs
The Dock Bookshop
Ladies, looking for a book club to join?
Join us for great book discussions, awesome company and fun time!
Feb. 4 - Rebel by
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!
Mon. Jan. 20
Authors Schedule Your 2020 Book Signing
Dock Membership Matters
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
*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