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Today's Hours: 9 AM – 9 PM

Storywalk® Showcase Contest
July 1 to August 24

We are looking for an original illustrated story by YOU to be featured at our brand new StoryWalk® at Wheatland Park! Winners will have their stories featured at the StoryWalk® from Saturday, September 7 through Thursday, October 31 and also receive a gift card. One winner will be chosen from each of the following age groups on Saturday, September 31:

  1. 3 to 5
  2. 6 to 9
  3. 10 to 12
  4. 13 to 18

Please email with questions.


  1. Stories and artwork are recommended to have an animal or nature theme and written for a children’s audience.
  2. Stories must be no longer than four (4) one-sided pages. Pages must be 18×24 inches horizontal in size. Paper can be picked up at the Library.
  3. Entries must be dropped off at Plainfield Area Public Library by 5:00 PM on Saturday, August 24, 2024.
  4. Please include the following information on the back of all of your story pages:
    1. Name
    2. Age
    3. Email address or phone number

Don’t forget to attend the Grand Opening of the StoryWalk® at Rescue Rally & Pet Expo on Saturday, September 7 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM!

Wheatland Park
23830 W 127th St.
Plainfield, IL 60585