826NYC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our belief that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
826NYC Exhibition, Auction & Reception
Wednesday, July 22
6 – 8 pm
David Zwirner Gallery: 533 West 19th Street
Super Kids, Serious Authors: A Supporters-Only Extravaganza
May 4, 2015
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY
Scrabble for Cheaters: A Benefit for 826NYC
April 25, 2015
372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.)
Smart Alecks for Smart Kids: An 826NYC Fundraiser
Monday, December 8th
Doors at 8pm. Show at 8:30pm
The Bell House: 149 7th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215
Trivia Night for Cheaters
Sunday December 7th, 2014
The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn
Storytelling & Bookmaking with the Brooklyn Book Festival
September 20th, 2014
826NYC, 372 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
High School Writers Boot Camp: 826 Summer Workshop
August 3, 2015
What do Toni Morrison, Abraham Lincoln, Louis C.K., and Cicero all have in common? They’ve done some awesome writing. During 826NYC’s four-day cre...
Summer Filmmakers: 826 Summer Workshop
July 13, 2015
826NYC is thrilled to announce that the Summer Filmmakers workshop will be returning in July! The next generation of filmmakers will be taking on the ...
Volunteers of the month: Camille & Joshua
July 1, 2015
This dynamic duo are superheroes in our After School Tutoring Program. Armed with boundless energy and bullet-proof jokes, these two thrive on the cre...
826NYC/Brooklyn Superhero Supply Closed 6/23-6/26
June 22, 2015
It's our annual Staff Development Conference! 826NYC and the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. will be CLOSED Tuesday – Friday this week (6/23-6/26...
Meet our Summer Interns
This month, we welcome five new superheroes to the Secret Library: our summer interns! Learn more about these benevolent Brooklynites: their superhero...
New Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. Website!
June 16, 2015
Too busy fighting crime to make a stop in Brooklyn? You can now purchase your superhero gear online and have it delivered to your doorstep in no time ...
End of Year Chapbook and Broadsides
June 3, 2015
Students ended their school year with a chapbook release party where they read their latest masterpieces and saw their work transformed into artist-co...
Volunteer of the Month: Esther
June 3, 2015
Esther can be found during an especially boisterous Storytelling & Bookmaking field trip leading a group of third graders in a story about a perso...
826NYC families, volunteers, and staff celebrate Field Day
May 30th, 2015
On Saturday, we celebrated a beautiful Brooklyn afternoon and the last week of tutoring with our annual Field Day. Although the Orange Team walked awa...
Featured Field Trip Story: No One Buys Artisanal Lampshades
May 15, 2015
Read the tale of Blasio de Bill, a Williamsburg-llama-resident and artisanal lampshade salesman. Written by the fifth grade class The Magli-Maniacs....
Keep Cool for Summer Days
Some ideas to cool down during a hot summer day are to ...put ice on my forehead. Also put the fan or air conditioner on. I would go to the beach and swim in the ocean. Eat or drink something cold. For example, eat an ice cream or drink an ice coffee. Here are my ideas to fight the hot summer day. ...
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