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Children’s Book Festival
October 6 @ 8:00 pm - October 7 @ 8:00 pm
Award-winning musician and author Jim Gill will perform many of his signature songs for our young attendees. Author and illustrator David Slonim will be offering two drawing workshops for our young attendees. Everyone in the family is invited to attend.
There will also be carnival games, a bounce house and an inflatable obstacle course, food trucks down Washington Street selling food, balloon animals,
local authors, and appearances by Elephant & Piggie. Attendees might win
an autographed book or CD that day!
Sponsored by the Virginia Gene Neuenschwander Youth Fund from the Wells County Foundation, the Friends of the Library, Wabash Endowment, Gay Saunders, and local schools and PTOs.
Full Schedule: 9:00 am: Doors open – Meet Elephant & Piggie9:00 am-3:30 pm: Carnival games, bounce house/obstacle course, and book/CD give-a-ways9:30 am: Jim Gill performance10:30 am: David Slonim drawing workshop11 am-2 pm: Balloon animals, local authors, food trucks11 am: Elephant & Piggie meet-and-greet11:30 am: Shannon Anderson presentation12:15 pm: Local author readings12:30 pm: Storywalk tour1:00 pm: Jim Gill performance1:30 pm: Indy the Super Service Dog1:45 pm: Elephant & Piggie meet-and-greet2:00 pm: Shannon Anderson writing workshop3:00 pm: David Slonim drawing workshop