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StoryWalk® Locations

CT Storywalk® Program

A StoryWalk® is a fun activity that engages families in literacy while being physically active through walking or hiking. Pages from a children’s book are printed and placed in wood frames along a walkable path. Families have fun reading aloud together and building children’s interest in reading while enjoying the physical and mental health benefits of the outdoors.

The CT Storywalk® Program encourages children and families to visit multiple permanent Storywalk® setups throughout the state at various CT State Parks and State Forests. Stories at the four Storywalk® locations will be changed quarterly for fun all year round. 

CT Storywalk® Locations

  • Dinosaur State Park & Visitor Center- Rocky Hill, CT
  • Goodwin Conservation Education Center- Hampton, CT
  • Kellogg Environmental Center Derby, CT
  • Meigs Point Nature Center/ Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison, CT

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Learn about the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection State Parks 

Public Library StoryWalk® Sites

Varies libraries across the state host their own StoryWalk locations, many in partnership with local organizations! Share site locations with your community! 

  • Clinton- Henry Carter Hull Library- 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton CT 06413 
  • Colchester- Cragin Memorial Library- 96 McDonald Rd, Colchester, CT 06415
  • East Granby- East Granby Public Library- Location #1: East Granby Public Library, 24 Center Street, East Granby, CT 06026. Location #2: Ian Clark Preserve, directly across from 140 Kimberly Rd, East Granby, CT 06026. 
  • East Hampton- East Hampton Public Library- Seamster Park, 20 Smith St, East Hampton, CT 06424
  • East Lyme - East Lyme Public Library- Bridebrook Park, Niantic 06357
  • Fairfield - Fairfield Public Library- 1080 Old Post Rd Fairfield CT Fairfield CT 06824 & 1147 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825
  • Manchester- Manchester Public Library- 330 Bush Hill Road Manchester CT. 06040
  • Middlefield - Levi E. Coe Library- Peckham Park, Middlefield 06455
  • North Branford - North Branford Library Department- 149 Branford Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
  • Norwich - Otis Library- Mohegan Park, Norwich, CT 06360 (located on an accessible path)
  • Old Lyme- Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library- 100 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371
  • Portland- Portland Public Library- Riverfront Park, 284 Brownstone Avenue, Portland, CT 06480
  • Preston - Preston Public Library- 13 CT-17, Preston, CT 06365
  • Putnam - Putnam Public Library- 18 Kennedy Drive, Putnam, CT 06260 (on the Putnam River Trail)
  • Ridgefield - Ridgefield Library- 472 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877
  • Simsbury - Simsbury Public Library- Iron Horse Blvd, Simsbury, CT 06070 (taken down November to April)
  • Somers - Somers Public Library- 619 Main Street, Somers CT 06071 
  • Willington - Willington Public Library- 7 Ruby Road Willington CT 06279
  • Woodstock- West Woodstock Library- 5 Bungay Hill Rd., Woodstock, CT (Sponsored by the West Woodstock Library and Connecticut Humanities)

Storywalk credits

This project is supported by a generous grant from EBSCO Information Services to the Connecticut Heritage Foundation.

The StoryWalk® project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

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