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Partnership for Children of Lenoir and Greene Counties

Kinston Location 1465 Hwy 258 N. Kinston, NC 28504 (252) 939-1200

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Lenoir County StoryWalk



StoryWalk… A fusion of literacy, family engagement, and physical activity.

Lenoir County StoryWalk is a fun, educational activity that places a children’s storybook along the walking path at Pearson Park in Kinston, NC.  StoryWalk® helps to build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy activity for both adults and children. At StoryWalk, you have an opportunity to join family and friends, have lots of fun, create memories, play and learn outdoors!  Also, preschoolers can better prepare for school and meet literacy milestones by building vocabulary skills through reading and conversation. StoryWalk is truly a great way for families and friends to feel connected to their own community!

So here’s the scoop…  The walking path at Lenoir County StoryWalk is about .25 miles and consists of 21 reading stations.  Each book will remain on the StoryWalk path for approximately 3 months.   Look for a new story in January, April, July, and October.

CLICK HERE for story updates, objectives, and activities.

On this path, you will:

Explore & discover nature

Exercise with friends

Learn about your community

Have lots of family fun!

Read a great book

Probably crawl like a bear at some point

Enjoy a scavenger hunt

Learn about friendship

Improve reading skills

Develop literacy milestones

Spark conversation

Gain life lessons


Share your StoryWalk journey with us!

Be sure to take lots of pictures and videos! Like, tag, and share your experiences with us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter.




Preparing to take a field trip to StoryWalk?

StoryWalk Field Trip Information

Lenoir County StoryWalk Steering Committee

Partnership for Children of Lenoir and Greene Counties

Kinston-Lenoir County Tourism and Development Authority

Lenoir County Public Schools

UNC Lenoir Health Care

Lenoir County Cooperative Extension

Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library

City of Kinston

Kinston-Lenoir County Parks and Recreation

Community Council for the Arts

SmART Kinston

Dunn & Dalton Architects

Lenoir County Economic Development

Thank you to Morgan Printers for our story boards

Special thanks to Duke Energy Foundation for start-up funding for the StoryWalk®!

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.