Virtual START Family Reading Program

Dayton, Ohio

Blue Star Families START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) is a unique humanities-based and family-focused program with a mission to build community among military and civilian families. And it's coming to Dayton!

Join us for six weekly storytelling, reading, and discussion sessions surrounding award-winning children's books and led by volunteer storytellers and story lovers.

It doesn't cost you anything to join! Families with children ages 6 to 12 will enjoy discussing children’s stories about ideas such as family, courage, and community.

*Please note this family reading session is six weeks long and designed for families and children 6-12 years old. We want you and your family to get the most out of this fabulous program, so please plan to attend all virtual sessions. We know many families will be interested in participating and want to make sure this is something you are committed to doing.

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Register to attend today! As soon as you do, we'll activate your free Blue Star Families membership! The fun is just getting started as you'll soon access a number of benefits⁠—from more event invites to innovative programs, discounts from our amazing partners and supporters, and a greater sense of connectedness and support along your journey.

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