- Word Up Community Bookshop
- 2113 Amsterdam Ave.
- City: New York City
- Phone: (347) 688-4456
- Type: Primarily used with some new books
- Specialty: General Interest, Alternative/Political, Children's, Feminist, Literary
- Sidelines: Artwork, Curiosities, Gifts, Greeting Cards/Postcards, Magazines
Word Up is a multilingual, general-interest community bookshop and arts space in Washington Heights, New York City, committed to preserving and building a neighborhood in which all residents help each other to live better informed and more expressive lives, using books as an instrument of reciprocal education and exchange, empowering themselves and their community. Word Up is primarily run by volunteers. By hosting literary readings, music concerts, film screenings, theater productions, art openings, workshops, and other activities for kids and adults, we do our best to support and fortify the creative spirit unique to our diverse, uptown community.