StoryWalks

Windisch Park StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Windisch Park in Bargersville.

Enjoy "Lemonade in Winter" by Emily Jenkins as you and your family stroll along the trail.

Description: "Pauline and her brother John-John set up a stand to sell lemonade, limeade, and lemon-limeade one cold, wintry day, then try to attract customers as Pauline adds up their earnings."

Special thanks to our partner: Town of Bargersville.

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Country Gate Park StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Country Gate Park in New Whiteland

Enjoy "Snow Day" by Lester Laminack while you take a stroll with your family.

Description: "Someone is very, very excited about the possibility of missing school due to snow, and plans a whole day of sledding, building forts, reading, and sipping hot chocolate rather than going to school for that test on chapter ten."

Special thanks to our partners: Town of New Whiteland, 84 Lumber, and Life Scout Sean Donaldson, who constructed the StoryWalk signs and Little Free Library with the help of fellow scouts from Troop 245 Greenwood, as his Eagle Scout Service Project.

Kelsey Anne Devine StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at the Trafalgar Branch of Johnson County Public Library. Stroll along our beautiful prairie walk while you enjoy the story with your family.

Enjoy "Snow" by Sam Usher while you walk.

Description: "Join a boy and his grandfather as they enjoy a snow day in the park!"

Free-spirited Kelsey grew up in Trafalgar and graduated from Indian Creek High School. Kelsey cherished her family, friends and her dog Marley with all her heart. She loved spending time in the sunshine and taking photos, especially with Marley. Kelsey dreamed of one day living in Florida, near the ocean. This StoryWalk was created in memory of Kelsey, and in celebration of her love for this community.

Urban Forest StoryWalk

Johnson County's first StoryWalk is located in Franklin's Urban Forest, just a few blocks from the Franklin Branch.

Enjoy "Snowmen at Work" by Caralyn Buehner while you walk.

Description: "When winter sidewalks seem to have been mysteriously shoveled, a child wonders if snowmen are magic and have nighttime jobs while the people sleep."

The Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, is proud to support libraries and authors from across Indiana through the Indiana Authors Award. In 2011, Micah Ling won the Eugene and Marilyn Indiana Authors award for Emerging Author. Grant money awarded from this honor funds JCPL’s Franklin StoryWalk.

The Franklin StoryWalk is brought to you by: Johnson County Public Library, Franklin Parks & Recreation and The Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation.

Independence Park StoryWalk

The Center Grove/White River StoryWalk is located at Independence Park in Greenwood. The StoryWalk features a popular picture book along the path. Enjoy the book and fun activities as you and your family stroll along the trail.

Enjoy "Penguin In Love" by Salina Yoon while you walk.

Description: "One day, Penguin goes looking for love and finds, instead, a mitten but as he tries to locate the mitten's owner, he knits his way through a blizzard to an unexpected meeting."

The Greenwood/Center Grove StoryWalk is brought to you by Johnson County Public Library, the Center Grove Rotary Club, and Johnson County Parks & Recreation.

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The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

See more photos from the StoryWalk Grand Opening on our Facebook page!