StoryWalk

Upcoming Events at the StoryWalks

Fri / Oct. 23 / 6-7 p.m.
Haunted Pumpkin Trail / Urban Forest StoryWalk
Join us for not-so-scary stories and Halloween fun at the Urban Forest StoryWalk! Register here

Windisch Park StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Windisch Park in Bargersville.

Enjoy "Windows" by Julia Denos as you and your family stroll along the trail.

Description: Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home.

Special thanks to our partner: Town of Bargersville.

Country Gate Park StoryWalk

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

Come read "Come Home Already" by Jory John while you take a stroll with your family.

Description: An excited Duck wants to hang out with Bear. But Bear's gone fishing for a whole week and is happy to finally get a second alone.

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.

Come read "Hedgehugs: Autumn Hide and Squeak" by Steve Wilson while you walk.

Description: Hattie is unhappy that trees are losing their leaves, but Horace and a squeaky new friend show her how much fun autumn can be.

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.

Come read "Dancing Feet" by Lindsey Craig while you walk.

Description: Rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity! Creepity! Stompity! Thumpity!), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element just easy enough for preschoolers to anticipate.

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.

Come read "A Seed is Sleepy" by Diana Hutts Aston & Sylvia Long while you walk.

Description: An informative, yet beautiful, introduction to seeds.

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.

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!