September 26, 2023


For splendid leisure

Stroll through Panama City a page at a time at StoryWalk Downtown

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PANAMA Town — Consider a stroll along Harrison Avenue with your relatives this summer season and you can love the leisure of going to regional firms and reading summer textbooks — one web page at a time.

The Bay County Public Library has partnered with downtown Panama Town firms to produce StoryWalk Downtown, which is an innovative way for individuals of all ages to love the outdoor and looking through at the very same time.

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StoryWalk Downtown is a collaboration between Downtown Panama City businesses and the Bay County Public Library. A page from “Captain Jack and the Pirates” by Peter Bently is displayed at Baywitch.

StoryWalk Downtown is a collaboration amongst Downtown Panama Town businesses and the Bay County General public Library. A web site from “Captain Jack and the Pirates” by Peter Bently is displayed at Baywitch.

During the summertime months, pages from an ocean-themed storybook will be displayed across organizations alongside Harrison Avenue. The concept ties into the Northwest Regional Library Process summer months studying concept of “Oceans of Possibilities.”

“All of our summer plans have one thing to do with oceans, and each and every summer months, the concept variations,” claimed Sarah Burris, marketing coordinator for the Bay County General public Library. “The theme, in standard, is a nationwide umbrella for libraries, but our courses are individual and special to our libraries.”

“Captain Jack and the Pirates” by Peter Bently is the featured book for June during StoryWalk Downtown. Board & Brush has a page displayed next to its front door.

“Captain Jack and the Pirates” by Peter Bently is the highlighted e book for June during StoryWalk Downtown. Board & Brush has a webpage displayed future to its entrance doorway.

The StoryWalk Project was made in 2007 by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont, and created in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. In accordance to Kellogg-Hubbard library’s site, Ferguson’s objective was to initiate an activity that would preserve households relocating, knowing that physical activity is a essential component of great well being. StoryWalk programs now take place in all 50 states and 13 countries, which include Germany, Canada, England, Bermuda, Russia, Malaysia, Pakistan and South Korea.

StoryWalk Downtown is planned as a result of August, with a probability of a lot more titles in afterwards months, Burris reported. Every e book highlighted this summer consists of a children’s photograph e book, located on the windows of taking part corporations to be on check out 24/7.

A few publications are showcased in this year’s StoryWalk Downtown:

  • June: “Captain Jack and the Pirates” by Peter Bently

  • July: “A Gap in the Base of the Sea” by Jessica Legislation

  • August: “Nugget and Fang” by Tammi Sauer

“We’ve completed identical outreach summer months plans at area libraries in the earlier, but this is the initial time we have carried out it downtown,” Burris stated. “I consider it is really a amazing way of applying our neighborhood landscape, and it really is a fun way to study with loved ones, get outside and pay a visit to the downtown businesses.”

The webpages are posted in get with arrows pointing to the upcoming business and web page of the e-book, starting up at Record Class Brewing Business and ending at Tom’s Scorching Canine. The StoryWalk Downtown route incorporates book web pages shown at 16 downtown enterprises:

  • Record Class Brewing Company, 6 E. Fourth St.

  • Sage Style and Gift, 314 Harrison Ave.

  • The Light Room, 306 Harrison Ave.

  • Millies Café, 226 Harrison Ave.

  • Hue Salon and Boutique, 231 Harrison Ave.

  • Lil’ Rascals, 415 Harrison Ave.

  • The Area Downtown, 429 Harrison Ave.

  • The Little Mustard Seed, 437 Harrison Ave.

  • Residence of Henry, 461 Harrison Ave.

  • Primary Road Antiques, 535 Harrison Ave.

  • WILDgrace, 456 Harrison Ave.

  • Board & Brush, 452 Harrison Ave.

  • Jute & Palm, 448 Harrison Ave.

  • Accents Home Décor, 428 Harrison Ave.

  • Baywitch, 424 Harrison Ave.

  • Tom’s Incredibly hot Pet dogs, 416 Harrison Ave.

For extra information and facts about the Bay County General public Library, stop by or connect with 850-522-2100.

This report initially appeared on The News Herald: Stroll Downtown Panama City for a unique StoryWalk journey | Newsphere by AF themes.