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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

 
Happy New Year!

SHOP THE DOCK 
Great Gift Ideas 
Books, vinyls, calendars, journals, fragrances, jewelry, apparel, gifts and more
Dock Tuesday Poetry & Open Mic
Dock Tuesday Poetry & Open Mic
Every Tuesday 8-10 PM
RSVP 
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"
 
Dock Radio
  
The Darolyn Brock Show
on Dock Radio

Tune in Tonight!
Every Tuesday at 7 PM 
download "Dock Radio" App on your phone / www.dockradiolive.com / 972-427-7795
 
 
New Year New You
 
NEW YEAR - NEW YOU - NEW BOOKS
BOOK REVIEW & EMPOWERMENT TALKS
Sat. Jan 25th  - 3-5 PM - The Dock Bookshop 
 
A sharing and discussion of must-reads for 2020 that are sure to inspire, motivate and promote health and wealth with guest authors and more.
RSVP 
Celebrating Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr
MLK DAY AT THE DOCK
 Monday 1-20-2020
The Dock Bookshop
RSVP 
STORY TIME
& PIZZA PARTY
2:30-3:30 PM
BOOK READ:
Let The Children March
by
Monica Clark-Robinson
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
4-6 PM
FILM:
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
6-8 PM
TOPIC:
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
  
MEN'S BOOK CLUB
4th Thursday
7-9 PM
The Dock Bookshop
All men are invited to read,  share and build.
 
Book Discussion: 
Jan. 23 - The Sellout
by Paul Beatty
 
 
RSVP
 
 
 
 
  
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: 
Feb. 4 - Rebel by
Beverly Jenkins 
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!  
Upcoming Date:  
Mon. Jan. 20 
Book Read:
Let The Children March
by Monica Clark-Robinson
Illustrated by Frank Morrison
RSVP 
Authors Schedule Your 2020 Book Signing
  
HAPPY NEW YEAR
AUTHORS

Schedule your 2020
Book Signing @ The Dock 
 
Dock Author Services Special
$99 (Reg. $159) $60 Savings

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 Call/Text 817-296-0288 for more info 
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 
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