Using the Library
Using the Library
Welcome to the Library StoryWalks®! 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. Here in Rock Hill we are excited partner with the Rock Hill Parks & Recreation Department to bring our traveling story trails to the community parks throughout the year. This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State. As we add stories, check back here for activities and resources related to the books.
May 20 - July 15, 2023: Beneath by Cori Doerrfeld at Oakhaven Park
Beneath by Cori Doerrfeld is a lovely book about a child and a grandparent who discover more about each other as they explore the natural world.
Print out our guided questions, follow along here, or pick up a sheet at the location! https://www.rockhillpubliclibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Document.pdf
July 24 - September 9: People are Wild by Margaux Meganck at Hensley Park
Wild creatures come in all shapes and sizes. They can be playful or loud or smelly or curious or cute–just like kids! People Are Wild turns the tables and asks what animals think of us. We may not always see eye to eye, but the more we understand each other, the better we’re able to live in harmony. Print out our guided questions, follow along here, or pick up a sheet at the location!
If you like this book, also try these titles !
September 15 - October 15: Rick the Rock of Room 214 by Julie Falatko at Brigadier General C. David Turner Park
October 17 - January 12: Bibi by Jo Weaver
Bibi the flamingo has been with her flock for longer than anyone can remember. When the lake dries up, the flamingos are forced to leave their babies behind and fly away to find water. Bibi bravely volunteers to guide the baby flamingos on foot across the barren salt flats to reunite them with their parents.
But when one little flamingo starts to fall behind, Bibi teaches everyone a valuable lesson about community and the importance of helping one another in times of need. Conversation starters and read-alikes coming soon!