Imagination Celebration in Olympia, WA

Come join the fun in downtown Olympia! IMAGINATION CELEBRATION is a family friendly block party to celebrate summer, reading, and imagination.

Saturday • June 18, 2011  12:00-5:00 
Behind the downtown Timberland Regional Library


Kids will get to meet their favorite authors:  New York Times bestselling author, Brandon Mull, (author of the Fablehaven Series), award winning, New York Times Bestselling author illustrator Jesse Joshua Watson (Hope for Haiti), New  York Times Bestseller and Golden Kite award-winning author illustrator Richard Jesse Watson (The Magic Rabbit), and Deb Lund, dinomite author of several books for young children, including the rollicking dinosaur adventure books, DINOTRAIN and DINOSAILORS.  

 Puppet shows, dance, music and a special presentation Wrapped! The Search for the Essential Mummy from Stephanie Lile, exhibit curator for the Washington State History Museum, will entertain.  Kids will also get a chance to make their own books, puppets, book marks and other crafts at the over 25 activity stations.  Little ones get a tent of their own for special birth-5 activities in the Little Tot Tent. 

   “Families who are looking for a wonderful day to spend with the kids have found it  ~  Imagination Celebration is a free youth and family event that marks the beginning of summer in the South Sound!” says Jennifer Forster, Imagination Celebration committee member and director of the South Sound “Read 20 minutes a day” Reading Foundation.  For more information visit www.reading or visit the Timberland Regional Library web site at, or call the South Sound Reading Foundation at (360)412-4499.