Celebrate Family Literacy Month!

November is Family Literacy Month! Talk, read, play, sing, and tell stories together! Cambridge Families: Here are some ways to celebrate! 

Bilingual Book Event: Free books in over 20 different languages for Cambridge children birth – 5 years old! 

Date: Saturday, Nov 6 

Time: 12-2 pm 

Where: Joan Lorentz Park 

in front of the Main Library 

449 Broadway 

Rain date: Sunday, Nov. 7 from 12-2 pm 

Questions? Call (617) 299-6705 

Family Literacy Bingo: play the bingo board together to have fun and win a book! Designed for families with children birth-8 years old. 

You can pick up an age-appropriate bingo board all month long at any Library branch or the Center for Families office at 51 Inman Street. Digital copies available:

Birth to 4 years old-Bingo Board: bit.ly/3pwbM8O

Five to 8 years old-Bingo Board: bit.ly/3CgG0Qv

Postcard Palooza: Write or decorate a postcard and send it to yourself, a family member or a friend! Send one to us and we’ll include it in a display at the libraries! 

You can get your postcard and stamp all month long at any Cambridge Public Library location or the Center for Families Office at 51 Inman Street.

Social Media: check out our accounts all month long for family literacy tips, activity ideas and resources! 

Center for Families- Facebook: @cambridgecenterforfamilies Twitter: @cntrforfamilies 

Let’s Talk- Facebook, Instagram or Twitter: @LetsTalkCambMA 

Brought to you by: Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative, Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge Public Schools/Title 1 Program and Center for Families 

Questions? Call (617)-299-6705