Ready Set Fun Bookfest

WPBS-DT: Ready Set Fun

MAY 11th, 2019

10am - 2pm at the Salmon Run Mall

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Media, and the Salmon Run Mall team up to bring you a new and improved Ready Set Fun Literacy Festival on May 11, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm! Meet Curious George, Clifford the Big Red Dog, and Peg+Cat, while enjoying over 30 educational exhibits along with fun opportunities at the Mall. Ready Set Fun Literacy Festival is a celebration of learning that has been held annually in May for over 20 years and boasts over 30 educational exhibitors, local authors, PBS Kids Characters, a gently-used book swap and much more. Each year, WPBS distributes over 1,000 free books (one per family) and donates over 1,000 pounds of food to local food pantries. Get ready, get set to have some fun at the annual Ready Set Fun Literacy Festival at the Mall! Admission is free with a non-perishable food item and/or a gently used sweater.

All non-perishable food and gently used sweaters will be donated to the Feed Our Vets food pantry of Watertown

Sponsored in Part By:



Author, Scott Keen

Children's Book Author- Shellan Francois-Jeter

Author -Adirondack Kids

Judyann Grant, Author

Save the River with Authors Heather White & Julianne Flora

Benchmark Family Services Inc.

Children's Home of Jefferson County

Community Action Head Start (CAPC)

Fidelis Care

Flower Memorial Library

Fort Drum Child and Youth Services

Jefferson County Public Health

Jefferson County Sheriff; Operation Safe Child

Jefferson County WIC

Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project-CAPC

Martin's Point Healthcare

Minna Anthony Common Nature Center

NCPPC (North Country Prenatal Perinatal Council)

New York State Zoo @ Thompson Park

The Jefferson County Historical Society

Tae Kwon Do Training Center, LLC

United Healthcare Community Plan

New Day Children's Center

YMCA Camp Gorham

YMCA SACC Watertown

Zumbini with Amy

WPBS- New Books

WPBS- Book Swap

WPBS-Craft Table

Outside Display

Watertown-Guilfoyle Ambulance

Watertown Police Department

Watertown City Fire Truck

Fire Prevention Trailer

Canned Good Station-Watertown Urban Mission

Gentle Used Sweater Station- Watertown Urban Mission

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