Children's Book Festival

All Day

Event Details

Join us for the 2018 Children's Book Festival which will feature award-winning musician Jim Gill and author/illustrator Troy Cummings. Also enjoy professional face painting from Forte Face Painting/Glitter Tattoos and several food trucks along Washington Street: Yergy's BBQ, Bravas, and Big Dipper Ice Cream.

Schedule of Events:
  • 9:30 am: Doors open - Meet Pete the Cat & Clifford
  • 10 am-3 pm: Carnival games, bounce house, face painting, balloon animals, food trucks, and 100 book or CD give-a-ways
  • 10:00 am: Jim Gill performance
  • 10:30 am: StoryWalk tour
  • 11:15 am: Troy Cummings presentation
  • 11:45 am: Clifford meet-and-greet
  • 12:30 pm: StoryWalk tour
  • 1:00 pm: Jim Gill performance
  • 1:45 pm: Pete the Cat meet-and-greet
  • 2:15 pm: Troy Cummings presentation
  • 2:30 pm: StoryWalk tour 
Sponsored by the Virginia Gene Neuenschwander Youth Fund from the Wells County Foundation, Friends of the Library, Wabash Endowment, Gay Saunders, and local school PTOs. 
Event Type(s): Children
Stefanie Kipfer
(260) 824-1612