Give 'em,
get 'em,
read 'em!


We have collected and distributed over 150,000 quality children's books to the Lynn community and over 15,000 books to the Gloucester community.





Use the buttons below or email a message if you need books or have books to donate to make arrangements. If you are donating books: please review our criteria for donating books HERE!


The REAL Program works collaboratively with others in Lynn. We distribute books through pantries, waiting rooms, schools, little free libraries and childcare programs.







If you'd like to help sort and distribute books, fill out a volunteer application today!

The REAL (Reading and Educational Assistance for Learning) Program's mission is to improve literacy in Lynn, Massachusetts.

The REAL Program is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 
Donate or volunteer today!

The REAL Program, Inc.

Payne Family Literacy House
17 Atlantic Street • Lynn, MA 01902

Director: Jan Plourde • 978-993-4425 •

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