Celebrate reading at the Little Readers Festival. This free event features a variety of activities and performances, and kids ages 5 and under will receive two free books and a shaved ice.
Activities will be provided by Ready Readers, the Animal Protective Association, St. Louis Cardinals, Nine Network, Ladue Fire and Police Departments, We Stories, Read From the Start and others.
Guests will also enjoy performances by Mr. Stinky Feet and story times with Llama Llama.
Free. Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters Branch in Frontenac.
More information and performance schedules: slcl.org
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