Western Reserve Public Media

13th AnnualPlant the Seed to Read

Youngstown Area Children’s Book Fair

Saturday, April 27, 2019
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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

Alpha Pig from Super Why!

“Reading's My Superpower!” Become a superhero during the 13th 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 Alpha Pig from Super Why! 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.

Alpha Pig from Super Why!

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Reading's My Superpower!

Join the fun!

  • Meet-and-Greet with Alpha Pig from Super Why!

  • Author/Illustrator Lindsay Ward

  • Storyteller Michael Perry

  • Storyteller/Author Nancy K. Wallace

  • Storyteller/Actor Tim Hartman

  • Storyteller/Author Jocelyn Dabney

  • Movement & Music: Zumbini With Heather Kovac

  • 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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