Cambridge Book Bike

By Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative, Center for Families, and Cambridge Public Library

Book Bike visits 5 parks in the summer to distribute free books to Cambridge children of all ages, in conjunction with DHSP's Summer Food program.

Image of Cambridge Book Bike logo

.: Tuesday, July 12 12pm – 1pm; Tuesday, July 19 12pm – 1pm; Tuesday, July 26 12pm – 1pm; Tuesday, August 2 12pm – 1pm; and Tuesday, August 9 12pm – 1pm.

All ages.

All grades.

Cambridge residents only.

Request assistance


Jennifer Baily
Agenda for Children Literacy Initiative Manager

No application or registration needed.



  • In-person only.

Fresh Pond Apartments

364 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States

North Cambridge
Hoyt Field

12 Gilmore Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Gold Star Mothers Park (Gore Street Park)

123 Gore Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

East Cambridge
Danehy Park

99 Sherman Street
Cambridge, MA 02140
United States

Neighborhood 9 and North Cambridge
Greene-Rose Heritage Park

155 Harvard Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

The Port

Each week happens at a different location:

  • 07/12 = Fresh Pond Apartments Playground (Rindge Ave)
  • 07/19 = Hoyt Field (Gilmore St)
  • 07/26 = Gore Street Park (Gold Star Mothers Park)
  • 08/02 = Danehy Park (near universal playground)
  • 08/09 = Greene-Rose Heritage Park (Harvard St)

Additional information

From 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM children can pick their own book to take home from a wide selection of books, do a fun craft activity and hear stories read aloud. The Book Bike encourages summer reading by modeling that reading is fun!

Cambrige Book Bike Summer 2022