Ready Set Fun Bookfest

WPBS-DT: Ready Set Fun

MAY 12th, 2018

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 Bookfest on May 12, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm! Pair popular PBS Kids Characters with over 30 educational exhibits along with fun opportunities at the Mall, and the results are sure to please! Ready Set Fun Bookfest 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 Bookfest at the Mall!

Sponsored in Part By:


  • Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
  • Jefferson County Public Health Service
  • Fidelis Care
  • Fort Drum Child Youth Service
  • Jefferson-Lewis Childcare Project
  • Flower Memorial Library
  • Literacy of Northern New York
  • North Country Prenatal Perinatal Council
  • Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
  • Guilfoyle Ambulance Services
  • Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (Operation Safe Child)
  • Sci-Tech Museum
  • Miss Fire Prevention
  • Jefferson-Lewis BOCES School Library System
  • The Jefferson County Historical Society
  • Martins Point
  • North Country Family Health Center
  • Tae Kwon Do Training Center, LLC
  • Upstate United Soccer Club
  • Simply Fun
  • New Day Children's Center
  • North Country Libraries
  • Cornell University
  • The Children's Home of Jefferson County
  • Benchmark Family Services
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • Author Scott Keen
  • The Adirondack Kids

More To Come!

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