Windisch Park StoryWalk
This StoryWalk is located at Windisch Park in Bargersville.Enjoy "Soaked" by Abi Cushman as you and your family stroll along the trail.
Description: "A hula-hooping moose, a badger with a bumblebee umbrella and a rabbit in a cashmere sweater, show their grumpy bear friend that a day of fun does not have to depend on sunshine and blue skies."
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 "Have You Heard the Nesting Bird?" by Rita Gray while you take a stroll with your family.
Description: "In this nonfiction picture book for young readers, we learn just why the mother nesting bird stays quiet and still while sitting on her eggs."
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 "Spring for Sophie" by Yael Werber while you walk.Description: "Sophie listens and watches for the signs of spring--the melting ice, the blue sky--until one day the raindrops come and spring is here."
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 "Trees Make Perfect Pets" by Paul Czajak while you walk.
Description: "Abigail defends her pet choice, explaining that Fido the dogwood tree keeps her cool during the day, listens when she tells him to stay, and even gives her air to breathe."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.
Come read "Saturday" by Oge Mara while you walk.
Description: "When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together."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.