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PBS39 KIDS | Educate. Explore. Empower.

PBS39 KIDS provides a creative landscape where kids connect with characters and content to explore and discover new ideas. Using unique services and programs, we strive to help children improve a wide range of skills.


PBS39 invites your family to join our mission. Together, we empower a community of young minds through imagination and education.

Outreach Initiatives

PBS39's Education Outreach introduces opportunities to learn at home, in the classroom and around the community. PBS39 engages children and their families in life-long learning experiences.

Connect with PBS39 through:

  • Special Events
  • PBS Learning Media
  • Webinars
  • Development Training for Teachers and Parents

PBS39 Explorers Club | Receive a year membership for the entire family. Members gain access to exclusive events, giveaways, and specials. Membership dues support PBS39's educational kids' programming.

PBS39 Video Field Trips | Explore our award-winning collection of locally-produced video field trips. Emphasizing early education in math, science, consumer economics, health/safety and financial education, these educational videos supplement teaching and cultivate learning.

PBS39 Summer Reading Challenge | Join PBS39 for 12 weeks of special on-air programming, events, and online resources. Receive weekly activities, specials, free e-books, and PBS KIDS episode downloads all summer long. Information will be posted in early spring.

PBS39 KIDS Media Lab | As part of the Ready to Learn Initiative, PBS39 and Eckhart Public Library of Auburn have come together to create a exclusive learning get-away Children will strengthen literacy, math, and science skills through fun and engaging multimedia platforms.

PBS KIDS Writers Contest |  The Writers Contest empowers students in grades K-3 to utilize their creativity and build literary and artistic skills by writing and illustrating their own stories.

Upcoming Events

  • Explore the Outdoors at Bixler Lake Park

    Location: Bixler Lake Park

    At Bixler Lake Park in Kendallville, outdoor activities will include biodiversity bingo (with prizes), a tree sapling giveaway, and eco-friendly arts and crafts. This event is free and open to the public.