的 Natrona County 皇冠大全买球 is excited to announce its newest addition, Casper’s first and only StoryWalk®! 的 皇冠大全买球 will be hosting a special launch event at Crossroads Park on Saturday, April 29th from 1-3 PM to introduce this new feature to the community, complete with activities, 零食, 和奖品. 的 StoryWalk® is an innovative concept that combines the joys of reading with the pleasures of walking in nature. This exciting new attraction is funded by a generous grant from the 怀俄明 Humanities Council and the Friends of the Natrona County 皇冠大全买球, and offered in partnership with 71年建设, 卡斯珀城，和 Platte River Trails Trust.
的 StoryWalk is a unique experience that will take you on a journey through the scenic Platte River Trail. 的 walk is an interactive, self-guided activity that features pages from a children’s book displayed on large signs along the trail. 的 book’s pages are placed in sequence, so readers can enjoy the story while walking and exploring the beautiful trail. 的 StoryWalk is a fun and engaging way for families to spend time together outdoors while promoting reading and physical activity.
“的 StoryWalk is a wonderful opportunity for our community to come together, explore the great outdoors, and foster a love of reading,丽莎·斯克罗金斯说, 皇冠大全买球’s Executive Director. “This project is 100 percent grant-funded, and we are thrilled to have the support of the 怀俄明 Humanities Council, Friends of the 皇冠大全买球, and our partners in making this unique experience possible for our patrons.”
的 StoryWalk features the book “Bear Came Along” by Richard T. 莫里斯, a cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community that’s perfect for all ages.
“I chose the award-winning picture book ‘Bear Came Along’ as our first StoryWalk selection because of the engaging story and the parallels between the book’s river and our own Platte River,” said Chelsie Troutman, manager of this library project. “This book is a favorite among children and adults alike, and we are excited for our community to experience it in a new way.”
的 StoryWalk will be open to the public and free to use. 访问ors can access the trail at Crossroads Park at 1101 N Poplar Street. 的 walk is available during regular park hours, from dawn until dusk.
“We are proud to be a part of this collaborative effort to promote literacy and healthy outdoor activities,查克·希普利说, owner of 71年建设. “的 StoryWalk is a great example of how partnerships can make a positive impact on our community.”
的 launch of the StoryWalk is an exciting addition to the Natrona County 皇冠大全买球 and the Casper community. 的 library encourages families to take advantage of this unique opportunity to combine reading and physical activity in a beautiful natural setting.
的 StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne 弗格森 of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard 皇冠大全买球. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. 弗格森.