Early Literacy Bingo!

Cambridge families with children birth to 4 years – celebrate National Family Literacy Month this November by playing Early Literacy Bingo with your child. Talk, read, play, sing, tell stories and have fun together! Win a children’s book for getting 5 in a row!

Print out a board or pick one up at the locations listed below.

  • Cambridge Public Library:
    • Central Square Library, 45 Pearl St., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday 1-7:30 p.m.
    • Main Library, 449 Broadway, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1-7:30 p.m., Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • O’Nell Branch Library, 70 Rindge Ave., Wednesday 1-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • Valente Branch Library, 826 Cambridge St., Monday, Tuesday, Friday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Center for Families, 51 Inman Street, Monday-Thursday, 9-1:00, email centerforfamilies@cambridgema.gov to arrange pick up.
  • Fresh Pond Apartments, 362 Rindge Ave, Resident Services Coordinator’s office

How To Play:

  • With your child, pick a square, and do the activity together
  • Mark the box with an “X” when finished
  • Mark 5 boxes in a row (top to bottom, left to right, or diagonally) to get Bingo!
  • Take a photo of the board
  • Send it in by text, email, or social media (see below) to win a children’s book by November 30, 2020.

Want to do more? Complete the whole board, send in a photo, and win a 2nd children’s book and entry into a raffle for a $50 gift card.

To win a prize, send a photo of your Bingo by November 30:

  • text: 617-800-9154 or email: jbaily@challiance.org
  • FB: LetsTalkCambMA or Twitter: @LetsTalkCambMA

Sponsored by Let’s Talk/Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative, Center for Families, and Cambridge Public Library