Saturday, June 19 marks 156 years since Union forces relayed the belated news of the Emancipation Proclamation to slaves in Galveston, Texas. Help children celebrate Juneteenth with these books, available at the Boston Public Library.
This winter ReadBoston has continued to provide virtual early literacy programming to the children of Boston. Our Live Storytime continues on weekdays at 6 PM via Instagram and Facebook. Our February and March Storytime Live sessions focused on titles that
What a year we have had! We hope that all of our friends and colleagues are doing well and staying healthy and wanted to give a little update on what we’ve been up to while working remotely due to COVID-19.
Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman, Olympic High-Jump Champion by Heather Lang and illustrated by Floyd Cooper was our read-aloud choice for the children who attended our Black History Month session at the Allston Brighton CDC. This inspirational nonfiction book
The 2020 ReadBoston Storymobile application is now available! The Storymobile program will run from July 6, 2020 – July 31, 2020. For four weeks this summer, professional storytellers will provide children with interactive stories and every child who attends takes
Native American Heritage Month is celebrated in November. At our monthly guest reading session at Nurtury Learning Lab in Jamaica Plain, we shared Tomie dePaola’s book “The Legend of the BlueBonnet”. After reading about this old tale of Texas, the
On October 20th we held our Daddy and Me literacy program at the Hawthorne Youth and Community Center. Local author Veronica N. Chapman came as our guest reader to share her book “King Khalid is Proud.” Many of the dads could
Boston Saves is now available to every K2 student in Boston Public Schools! We have learned a lot in the three years of the Boston Saves pilot and are looking forward to engaging all K2 families in BPS with the
July was a busy month at ReadBoston! The Storymobile program visited over 40 locations each week with a professional storyteller. All children in attendance chose a new book to take home with them! Alan White, a seasoned storyteller who has
The ReadBoston summer Storymobile is coming to a location near you! From July 8 through August 2 audiences will be treated to an interactive storytelling experience and every child gets a new book to take home. The program is best