Highfield is excited to be hosting a summertime series of family Storywalks® beginning June 19th!
In collaboration with the Falmouth Library Youth Services, Highfield will present a Storywalk ® along the ADA Accessible Historic Beech Tree Path for 10 weeks this summer. A new story will be installed each Monday, starting June 19, 2023 (story running for two weeks) and ending August 28, 2023 (up to enjoy through
The walk begins at the gravel parking lot entrance and travels down among the musical instruments and beautiful historic Beech trees which are over 100 years
old! Families will be able to enjoy the serene setting while reading a story together. The selected books will cover a variety of topics and situations to appeal to everyone. Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and relax on the grounds afterward. The extensive gardens offer many additional fun explorations for families with children including a scavenger hunt on the grounds!
Copies of the books will be available to borrow from the library, or to purchase in the Highfield gift shop.
Week 1: A Flag for Juneteenth Kim Taylor
Week 2: Very Good Hats by Emma Straub
Week 3: Mole Music by David M. McPhail
Week 4: Berry Song by Michaela Goade
Week 5: Lou: A Children’s Book about a Fire Hydrant and Unlikely Neighborhood Hero by Breanna Carzoo
Week 6: Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry
Week 7: A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Week 8: A Seed Grows by Antoinette Portis
Week 9: Knight Owl by Christopher Denise
Week 10: Diving Deep: Using Machine to Explore the Ocean by Michelle Cusolito
The StoryWalk® concept was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and was developed with the help of Rachel Senechal, Kellogg-Hubbard Library.
This series is made possible with the help of the Falmouth Public Library .