StoryWalk

Windisch Park Fall 2021

Windisch Park StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Windisch Park in Bargersville.

Enjoy "Yellow Time" by Lauren Stringer as you and your family stroll along the trail.

Description: "A lyrical ode to that magical time in autumn when the leaves turn yellow."

Special thanks to our partner: Town of Bargersville.

CountryGate StoryWalk Fall 2021

Country Gate Park StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Country Gate Park in New Whiteland

Come read "Little Frog and the Scary Autumn Thing" by Jane Yolen while you take a stroll with your family.

Description: "Trying to overcome her fear, Little frog enters the wood only to become startled by the red, yellow, and orange leaves falling around her."

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.

TRB Fall 2021 StoryWalk

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 Darkest Dark" by Chris Hadfield while you walk.

Description: "Chris loves rockets and planets and pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, Chris doesn't feel so brave. He's afraid of the dark."

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 "It's a Pumpkin" by Wendy McClure while you walk.

Description: "When Field Mouse and Squirrel find a big, round, orange object in the road their friends disagree about what it is, but soon it becomes the life of the party."

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.

Urban Forest Fall 2021

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 "Room on the Broom" by Julia Donaldson while you walk.

Description: "A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon."

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.

Room on the Broom

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!