StoryWalk

Curious George Discovers Plants

Bargersville StoryWalk

The Grand Opening for our newest StoryWalk at Windisch Park in downtown Bargersville is coming soon! The StoryWalk features a popular picture book along the path.

Enjoy Curious George Discovers Plants and fun activities as you and your family stroll along the trail.

DescriptionCome along as George discovers all about gardening, plants, what makes them grow, and why they're important.

Special thanks to our partner: Town of Bargersville.

Mother Bruce at Country Gate Park

 

Country Gate Park StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Country Gate Park in New Whiteland.

Come read Mother Bruce by Ryan Higgins while you take a stroll with your family.

Description: Bruce is a grumpy bear who likes no one and nothing but cooked eggs, but when some eggs he was planning to boil hatch and the goslings believe he is their mother, he must try to make the best of the situation.

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.

Bear Sees Colors

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.

Come read Bear Sees Colors by Karma Wilson while you walk.

Description: While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.

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.

Franklin StoryWalk

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

Come read Water Can Be... by Laura Salas while you walk.

Description: Water can be a...thirst quencher, kid drencher, cloud fluffer, fire snuffer. Find out about the many roles water plays in this poetic exploration of water throughout the year.

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.

Franklin Urban Forest Storywalk Spring 2018

Greenwood/Center Grove StoryWalk

The Greenwood/Center Grove 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.

Come read The Thing About Spring by Daniel Kirk while you walk.

Description: As his friends Bird, Mouse, and Bear celebrate the arrival of spring, Rabbit finds more and more things to dislike about the change of seasons until, at last, he admits that spring can be full of pleasant surprises.

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

Independence Park Storywalk Spring 2018


The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration 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!