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ReadBoston Story Mobile 2023


Jul 10 - Aug 4

Times Vary

Throughout Boston


Experience live storytelling with Boston's early literacy program. Afterwards, take a FREE book home. Families can choose from 51 different community-based locations throughout the city. The program visits parks, centers, schools, clubs, libraries, and more throughout the day in 14 of Boston neighborhoods including...

  • Allston

  • Brighton

  • Chinatown

  • Charlestown

  • Dorchester

  • Downtown

  • East Boston

  • Hyde Park

  • Jamaica Plain

  • Mattapan

  • Roslindale

  • Roxbury

  • South Boston

  • West Roxbury

Story times are intentionally offered six days a week (not on Sundays), ranging from late morning (around 10:00am), midday (around 1:15pm) and an evening reading (at 6:30pm). This ensures that the program is accessible to all family schedules. Specific times and locations are linked here.

Since the story times are offered outdoors, consider packing:



outdoor blanket

For questions, call (617) 918-5286 or visit ReadBoston's website.

Books You May Love...

The following stories are geared towards younger readers and families who love picture books.

Stacey's Remarkable Books
Reading Beauty
The Magician's Hat
Stacey's Extraordinary Words

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About FamilyFun

We're collecting cool experiences in (and around) the city -- and sharing them with you! Think of us as matchmakers between awesome programming and young families looking to create sweet memories! 

If you're ever looking for kid-friendly events — we’ll be here!! You can visit our calendar anytime to find tons of free (and close to free) things to do in Boston.

While we try our best to update content, information changes faster than we can keep up.
For example, events have been cancelled or postponed due to low-to-no attendance, weather and/or other emergencies. We may also unintentionally make a mistake. Please confirm details before heading out with your little one(s). You can do so by clicking on the "source" button below the map above. If you choose to sign up for different events, the organizations will often reach out to you directly.

Event images belong to their respective owners and are used under CC BY-SA 3.0. If you know of an event you think our visitors will love, please let us know here.  And if we listed your event and you would like it removed, please reach out here.

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