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East Toledo Storybook Festival

Saturday, June 2
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Waite High School Field House

Meet Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, watch a puppet show, participate in fun literacy games and activities, enjoy a bounce house and receive a free children’s book. Sponsored by WGTE Public Media, with generous support from the Conda Family, Paramount Advantage, East Toledo Family Center and the Toledo Federation of Teachers and Hope Community Church. The event is free and open to the public.

Pre-register for the event by June 1 to be entered into a drawing for a PBS Playtime Pad! 

Enjoy the following activities at the 2018 East Toledo Storybook Fest:

  • Meet Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat
  • Play in a Bounce House
  • Receive a free children's book that was donated by O-I
  • Watch a puppet show by Joyce Davis and Puppets
  • Enjoy a performance by El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folklorico
  • Play, move and learn with The ABC's of Movement and Laurie Gombash
  • Make a seed necklace with The Imagination Station
  • Sign up for a library card and enjoy fun activities with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library
  • Make your own constellation with The Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
  • "Explore the farm" with a fun matching game hosted by the Lucas County Soil and Water Conservation
  • Learn how to stay safe and manage emotions with age appropriate activities sponsored by the Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

Plus, engage in additional games and activities with the following organizations:

  • East Toledo Family Center Preschool
  • Early Head Start/Help Me Grow/Ready Set, Let's Read
  • Girl Scouts of Western Ohio
  • Hope Community Church
  • Lucas County Sheriff's D.A.R.T. Program
  • Metroparks Toledo
  • Paramount
  • Pathways
  • Read for Literacy
  • Reach Out and Read/ UT Pediatrics
  • Toledo Lucas County Health Department
  • Toledo Lucas County Head Start
  • Toledo Federation of Teachers
  • Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
  • Unison Health
  • United Way 2-1-1
  • WGTE Public Media
  • YWCA Child Care Resource & Referral Agency