Burlington StoryWalk

We would like to acknowledge that our StoryWalk® projects are located on the ancestral and treaty lands of the Mississauga’s of the Credit First Nation of the Anishinaabek Peoples. And we would like to express our gratitude for sharing these lands for our mutual benefit.

What is a StoryWalk®?

A StoryWalk® is a fun and engaging opportunity for you to read a story and enjoy the outdoors at the same time! Pages of a book are posted along a trail, path, or in a park. Travel from sign to sign to read the story. Optional physical literacy and early literacy activities are included on each sign.

StoryWalks are available to enjoy anytime; you do not need to register in advance or arrive at a specific time.

Selected StoryWalk® stories are geared towards children ages 3+ but we encourage all ages to explore and enjoy. 

Presented in partnership with the City of Burlington's Recreation, Community and Culture department.

Copyright and Permissions

For copyright purposes, please do not take pictures of the StoryWalk® book pages. Thank you to the authors, illustrators, and publishers of these titles for their support. 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.

Black metal stand with story page inside it. Page contains an illustration of a sunset over a neighbourhood of houses.

Storywalk® Locations

Book: Giraffe and Bird, written and illustrated by Rebecca Bender. Published by Pajama Press

Address: Francis Road

Start reading...at the corner of Warwick Dr and Francis Rd.

Currently, the Central Park StoryWalk is a HistoryWalk! In celebration of the 75th birthday of our city's famous musical ambassadors, follow along the HistoryWalk for a look at Burlington Teen Tour Band over the years. Presented in partnership with Burlington Teen Tour Band.

Address: 2299 New St

Start reading...near the Central Park Labyrinth

Book: Families Love Each Other by Marcus Logan and Suzanne Muir, illustrated by Heather Jacolbia. Published by Rubicon Publishing.

Address: 6207 Lowville Park Rd

Start reading...at the path near the playground.

Book: Cat's Colors, written and illustrated by Airlie Anderson. Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd. Sponsored by Barking Dog Exhibits, Curious City StoryWalks and Child's Play.

Address: 1996 Itabashi Way

Start reading…behind the community centre, beside the Twinning sign just before the Itabashi Bridge.

 

 

BPL Virtual Events - puppet shows, book clubs and more

Check out the selected titles in our collection

APPLY for your library card online now