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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 and inform 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 edu-tain and empower families and communities. 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, books, literacy and literary arts; and culture, family and community. As a member, you help support our various weekly and monthly programs including Poetry Night, Family Night, Sankofa Film, Books & Discussion, women’s book club, author events, classes, community forums and more!

MEMBERS also become community and indie advocates; receive special savings, discounts on ticketed events, priority seating and signings; plus, gain access to business and networking opportunities, usage of meeting space, very own radio show on Dock Radio and more! See benefits below & JOIN TODAY!

 

Ways to Give:

 

Stop by our store: 6637 Meadowbrook Dr. FW, TX
Mobile via Cash App: $Thedockbookshop

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

SELECT MEMBER

$10 Monthly $100 Yearly

PREMIER/ BUSINESS MEMBER

$25 Monthly

$250 Yearly 

EXECUTIVE 

MEMBER

$375 Annually

SHOP      
  • Shop & receive exclusive offers and special savings
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  • E-Newsletter - on special offers & special savings
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  • 30% Off All Hardcover Books - In-store
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INDIE COMMUNITY ADVOCATE      
  • Support efforts to promote literacy & literary arts
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  • Support efforts to promote culture & community
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  • Support efforts to promote independent bookstores
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EVENTS      
  • Receive discounts on ticketed events
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  • Priority signing at events
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  • Priority seating at events
 

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AUTHOR SERVICES      
  • Consignment Package
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  • E-Blast Package
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  • Book Signing Event Package
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NETWORK / GROUPS / BUSINESS SERVICES      
  • Business card/flyers in store
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  • First To Know - networking, vendor, business opportunities
 

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  • Included in Business Directory
 

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  • Meeting space to hold business meetings & seminars
 

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

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  • Business Lite Website & Domain Registration
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BUSINESS BOOK CLUB       

Membership Includes:

  • Quarterly Business Box
  • Bi-Monthly Web-base Discussions
  • Updates on National/Regional/Local Initiatives
  • Cross collaborations
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DOCK RADIO      
  • One hour radio show or Radio Advertisement on Dock Radio
  • Programming Assistance
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PREMIER MEMBER

EXECUTIVE

MEMBER

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

The Dock Bookshop is Going to Frisco!

 
The Dock Bookshop
HOLIDAY EXPO
Sat. Dec. 14, 2019~12 Noon - 6 PM
Embassy Suites Frisco Convention Center
7600 John Q Hammons Dr. Frisco, TX 75034

Join us for this holiday and cultural experience!
Shopping - African Drumming - Book Discussions - Live Performances - Speakers - Book Signings
and more! Free Event
Interested in Vending Click here
or call/text 817.296.0288

We Are Thankful for You

 

MEMBER APPRECIATION
HOLIDAY RECEPTION
Tue. Dec. 17~6:30-8 PM @ The Dock
Dock Members or those interested in becoming Dock Members are cordially invited to attend our Member Appreciation Holiday Reception. 
We will share our year in review and plans for 2020 over food and drinks 
RSVP
or Become a Member Today! 

 

DOCK TUESDAY OPEN MIC
Every Tuesday 8-10 PM @ The Dock  
12-3 Sin's Birthday Bash
An evening of music, food, drinksand artistic expressions - poetry, live performances, comedy and more with good people and good energy. Come share your talent. $5 Cover

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Nov. 30
Shop local -  Shop Indie - Shop The Dock!
Books, Incense, Oils, Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Albums, Journals, Calendars, Cards, Clothing, T-shirts, Bags and more!

READING WONDERLAND CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR 
Sat. Nov. 30~3-5 PM @ The Dock
Bring the family out to a reading wonderland of books, story time, guest authors, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.
RSVP

NWBC presents THE GATHERING OF READERS
Sat. Dec. 7~4-7 PM @ The Dock 
 
THE GATHERING OF READERSis a celebration of Readers, Book Clubs and Authors - a social event with food, fun and entertainment
hosted by The NWBC. Cost $10.00 per person. RSVP by December 5. This event is for adults both men and women
RSVP 

Stimulations to Success Ministries presents
THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD
Sun. Dec. 29 ~ 5-7 PM @ The Dock 
We need guidance from God as we close out this year and make plans or 2020.
For more info call Minister Vanessa Brown 682-203-5646

KWANZAA AT THE DOCK 
Thu. Dec. 26 - Tue. Dec. 31 
Afternoon 2-4 PM and Evening 6-8 PM*
  RSVP
Events are free and family oriented unless noted. Activities include libations, discussion of principles, lighting of candles, refreshments; and combination of story time, icebreaker, arts and crafts, film and presentation
(*Sat. Dec. 28 - Community Celebration 3-8 PM at The Dock; Sun. Dec. 29 evening is offsite; Tue. Dec. 31 evening is New Year's Eve Open Mic 8-10 PM $5 cover per person)
The Dock Bookshop
COMMUNITY KWANZAA CELEBRATION
Sat. Dec. 28  
A free family cultural event
1 PM - Film: The Black Candle
3-7 PM - Libations, discussion of principles, lighting of candles, story time, icebreaker, arts and crafts, speakers, live performances, guest authors, book signings, refreshments and more!   
RSVP

Dock in Community

Community Partners presents
KWANZAA FORT WORTH
Sat. Dec. 7~12 Noon-4 PM at
Austin Event Center 1125 E Berry St. FW  
A CELEBRATION OF FAMILY, COMMUNITY AND CULTURE
FREE FAMILY EVENT
COME AND ENJOY Candle lighting ceremony, drumming, dancing, poetry, music, zumba and more. Plus shop our UjamaaMarketplace and learn from our panel of leaders as they expound upon the
seven principles of Kwanzaa.
Click here for Vending Opportunities

 CALL or TEXT 817.296.0288 FOR MORE INFO