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Plainfield StoryWalk®

Kids reading storywalk panel

StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that places the pages of a book along a popular walking route. StoryWalk® combines the joy of reading with all the benefits of being active outside. The pages of a children’s book are placed in holders along a path. As you walk the path you discover page after page, and pretty soon after a short stroll you have read a story. 

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.

There is now a StoryWalk® in all 50 states and in 14 countries across Europe and Asia.

About the Plainfield StoryWalk®

We are excited to annouce the opening of a second Storywalk location at Clow Stephens Park! The current book on display is Goodnight, Butterfly by Russ Burach. Join us on Saturday, September 9th from 11 am to 2 pm for a pet themed Grand Opening party!  

The original Plainfield StoryWalk® is located adjacent to the playground in Settlers’ Park. The current book on display at the Settlers’ Park Plainfield StoryWalk® is Ice Cream Face by Heidi Woodward Sheffield.

Visit our Facebook page for all the latest StoryWalk® updates!

Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Plainfield Library and a partnership with the Village of Plainfield for making this project possible.