Country Gate Park StoryWalk
Our newest StoryWalk is located at Country Gate Park in New Whiteland.
Come read Pete the Cat: Rockin' in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin while you take a stroll with your family.
Description: Time to head back to school with this groovy Pete the Cat book! Pete discovers the library, the lunch room, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singing his song...because it’s all good.
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 The Too-Scary Story by Bethanie Deeney Murguia while you walk.Description: Grace wants Papa to tell her a scary bedtime story…but her little brother Walter doesn’t want it to be TOO scary! So Papa invents the story of two children out for a walk in the woods. But when darkness falls, a shadow looms, and footsteps follow the children all the way home, will Grace and Walter triumph over the too-scary story?
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.
Johnson County's first StoryWalk is located in Franklin's Urban Forest, just a few blocks from the Franklin Branch.
Come read The Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara while you walk.
Description: In the little library that only opens at night, there is a little librarian―and her three assistant owls―who helps everyone find the perfect book. The library is always peaceful and quiet . . . until one night when some of the animals stir up a little trouble and a little fun!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.
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 Cow Loves Cookies by Karma Wilson while you walk.
Description: As the farmer makes his rounds each day, most of the animals chew on the foods you’d expect. But when it’s time to feed the cow, she gets a special treat. Find out why.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 the Kellogg Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.