Windisch Park StoryWalk
This StoryWalk is located at Windisch Park in Bargersville.Enjoy "One Love" by Cedella Marley as you and your family stroll along the trail.
Description: "In this illustrated version of Bob Marley's song, a young girl enlists her friends, family and community to transform their neighborhood for the better."
Special thanks to our partner: Town of Bargersville.
Country Gate Park StoryWalk
This StoryWalk is located at Country Gate Park in New Whiteland.
Enjoy "Water is Water" by Miranda Paul while you take a stroll with your family.
Description: "A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways."
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.
Enjoy "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."
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.
Enjoy "Grow" by JoAnn Macken while you walk.
Description: "What would it be like to grow from an acorn into an oak, a tadpole into a frog, or a fawn into a deer? You would stretch your limbs into the sky, jump from puddle to pond, and spring from the path to forest. Life is full of change; this reassuring picture book honors the changes that make you unique. Grow is a glorious ode to the wonders of growing up."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.
Independence Park StoryWalkThe 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.
Enjoy "The Old Truck" by Jarrett Pumphrey while you walk.
Description: "On a small family farm, an old truck falls into disrepair and lies nearly forgotten, except by the family's daughter. The truck has been part of her daydreams as she grows up and develops strength and independence. As an industrious young woman, she pulls the rusted and overgrown vehicle from its almost-grave and restores it."The Greenwood/Center Grove StoryWalk is brought to you by Johnson County Public Library, the Center Grove Rotary Club, 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.