StoryWalk

Bargersville StoryWalk

This StoryWalk is located at Windisch Park in Bargersville.

Enjoy An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Hutts Aston as you and your family stroll along the trail.

Description: Introduces readers to more than 60 types of eggs and an array of egg facts.

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 The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach while you take a stroll with your family.

Description: A caterpillar learns to be patient while trying to metamorphosize.

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 Bee & Me by Alison Jay while you walk.

Description: A little girl befriends a bee, which takes her on a journey of discovery in this wordless picture book.

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 My Garden by Kevin Henkes while you walk.

Description: After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.

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.

Greenwood/Center Grove StoryWalk

*Big things are happening at Independence Park! Please note: while the playground renovations are in progress, our StoryWalk may not be fully accessible. *

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 Be Who You Are by Todd Parr while you walk.

Description: Picture book encouraging kids to be proud of what makes them unique, where they come from, and how they express themselves and see the world.

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!