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Children's Book Festival

Join us for a Children's Book Festival at the Main Library.

Event date and time

Saturday, October 8: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
at the Main Library (200 West Washington Street, Bluffton, IN 46714). 

Author and Performers in attendance

Find out more about the authors by clicking on their names. 

Event Schedule

  • 10 am - 3 pm: Carnival games, bounce house, face painting, food trucks, crafts, and more than 100 book give-a-ways
  • 10:00 am: Jim Gill performance
  • 10:30 am: StoryWalk tour
  • 11:15 am: David Slonim presentation
  • 11:30 am: Balloon animals (until 1:30 pm)
  • 11:45 am: Clifford meet-and-greet
  • 12:30 pm: StoryWalk tour
  • 1:00 pm: Jim Gill performance
  • 1:45 pm: Pete the Cat meet-and-greet
  • 2:15 pm: David Slonim presentation
  • 2:30 pm: StoryWalk tour

Food Truck Vendors

Several local food trucks will be selling delicious and cheap meals at the event. They will be lined up along Washington Street for the event. 
  • Yergy's BBQ - enjoy pulled pork and BBQ sandwiches 
  • Kid's Meals for Missions - offering cheap kids meals of hot dogs, chips, drinks, and more.
  • Big Dipper Ice Cream - enjoy various ice creams for dessert


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