Institute of Reading Development

Boston University Metropolitan College and Extended Education

For information, dates, or to enroll online, please select an age group below:

For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, we recommend one of our eight different reading skills programs designed and taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. Programs are offered on the BU campus and at 26 locations throughout Massachusetts. These exceptional programs have been offered through Boston University, Metropolitan College & Extended Education since 1999.

To speak with a program coordinator, or to enroll by phone, call (800) 964-8888, 8 am - 10 pm Monday through Friday, 8 am – 7 pm Saturday, and 9 am – 7 pm Sunday.

For program locations and schedules in your area, select a program level above. The summer reading programs are available in Amherst, Bedford, Boston, Braintree, Bridgewater, Fall River, Franklin, Haverhill, Lowell, Malden, Newton, North Andover, North Attleboro, North Chelmsford, Norwich, Peabody, Plymouth, Quincy, Sharon, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Springfield, West Barnstable, West Hartford, Winchester, Worcester, and other locations throughout the area.

These programs are offered solely through Boston University’s Metropolitan College & Extended Education and are not affiliated with the Boston University School of Education.