Western Reserve Public Media

12th AnnualPlant the Seed to Read

Youngstown Area Children’s Book Fair

Saturday, April 14, 2018
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek MetroParks
123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, Ohio

Buddy from Dinosaur Train!

“Reading Rocks!” during the 12th annual Children’s Book Festival at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek MetroParks. Western Reserve PBS, the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Mill Creek MetroParks and Altrusa Club of Youngstown present an event that brings together authors, illustrators, book characters, storytellers and hands-on activities for children to promote literacy in the Mahoning Valley. Bring your camera and come to the Western Reserve PBS booth for a meet-and-greet with Buddy from Dinosaur Train! For more information, call Mill Creek MetroParks at 330-740-7116.


Sign language interpreting available. Due to limited space, strollers are not permitted in the Davis Center during the event. Stroller parking available.

Buddy from Dinosaur Train

TM & © 2018 The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.


Join the fun!

  • Meet-and-Greet with Buddy from Dinosaur Train

  • Author Will Hillenbrand

  • Storyteller Michael Perry

  • Storyteller/Author Nancy K. Wallace

  • Storyteller/Actor Tim Hartman

  • Creepy Crawler

  • Leonardo Rockin’ & Readin’

  • The Public Library’s Booker Bear

  • Crafts, Snacks and More!


Driving Directions
From Cleveland/Akron
Ohio Turnpike to exit 218; travel east on I-80 to Youngstown; follow I-680 to Belle Vista Ave. (exit 3B); travel south to Mahoning Ave.; turn left and continue to McKinley Ave.; turn right and follow to Gardens.

From Pittsburgh
Ohio Turnpike to exit 234; I-680 north to Youngstown; exit Glenwood/Mahoning Ave.; at stop sign turn right onto Edwards St; at traffic light turn left onto Mahoning Ave.; travel 1/2 mile to McKinley Ave.; turn left and follow to Gardens.

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