Soon our storefront will be back to the state we found it in almost 15 months ago, and it will perhaps be impossible to tell that a flourishing bookshop and neighborhood arts hub had burst in and out in that time. Of course, the good will, creativity, hard work and meaningful community interaction that took place here is not going anywhere–indeed, we’re working to secure a new, more permanent home very close by, for the very near future. But for now, there are only a few more hours to buy books, zines, records, t-shirts, CSB memberships and all the things you’ve coveted these 15 months.
August 27th-31st our volunteer collective will be packing and moving the remainder of our inventory and fixtures into storage. If you’d like to lend a hand, stop by.
Our financial needs at our new home will be greater than ever, so feel free to donate. Thanks to everyone, and see you soon.
Everything on our website is a beat or two (or three) behind what actually happens on the ground here at Word Up. Sometimes there is so much going on the ground—all this talking to multiple real people, in person!—that we update something but not the other . . . Anyway, as surprised patrons have pointed out this weekend as they’ve walked into our humble storefront, we are still open.
We have been granted a small extension at our current location and will be allowed to remain through August 31st! Thanks to the generosity and hard work of our friends, neighbors, customers, and local politicians for helping us continue to provide our community with the services and space it needs.
We are still
sorting out next steps, and we are still working as quickly as possible to do so. Our summer hours, 2-9pm, are in effect. We still have a lot of books that you want, and a lot of books that you want to give to others. We still want to see you. Stop in. And to stay more steps ahead than reading this website might allow, subscribe
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