News Maker Michelle Ross on the opening of StoryWalk® Trail

A StoryWalk® trail ribbon cutting happens tomorrow Dec. 15 at 3:30 at Eastham Park in Front Royal.

We spoke with Samuel’s Public Library Director Michelle Ross about exactly what a StoryWalk® trail is in our latest news maker segment.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Michelle tell’s us what the StoryWalk® is and what it encourages.

Michelle also tells us about how StoryWalk® Trails are found worldwide.

We also found out about the home COVID-19 test kits that are available at Samuel’s Public Library.

Michelle also tells about the library’s survey that they are asking us to fill out before Dec. 31.

Click here for Michelle’s interview.

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Samuel’s Public Library launches a StoryWalk® Program

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In a press release from Samuels Public Library it was announced that a new StoryWalk® Program will be launched.

StoryWalk® Programs were created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier Vermont.

The program features laminated pages from a children’s book attached to waterproof frames along an outdoor trail.

As participants walk the trail they are presented with the next page of the story.

The program has been install in all 50 states and around the world in 13 countries.

This StoryWalk® in Warren County will officially open Wed. Dec. 15 at Eastham Park.

The StoryWalk® has been made possible by the Front Royal Rotary Club in cooperation with Warren County Parks and Recreation.

The new Warren County StoryWalk® supports literacy, family fun and outdoor adventure.

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Bowman Library celebrates 20 years

The Bowman Library off Tasker Road in Stephens City is celebrating their 20th anniversary today from 11 am to 1 pm.

There will be an outdoor story walk on the new trail circling the library and surrounding lake on the history of Bowman.

The library is also encouraging patrons who attend to bring a musical instrument with them as they plan to have an old-time music jam session.

Make sure to also take a picture with your family in the photo-booth and check out the other displays as well.

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