Discover the Magic of Story Trails

Enjoy the outdoors while reading a story! Story Trails combine the love of reading with the joy of exploration, transforming parks and public spaces into literary adventures.

What is a Story Trail?

A Story Trail is an interactive experience set along a walking path. It features pages from a book displayed in a stand, allowing families to read the story as they walk. This activity promotes literacy, physical activity and family bonding. It’s a perfect blend of education and entertainment for children and adults alike!

Why Story Trails?

Encourages Reading: Story Trails offer a unique way to engage children with books, making reading a fun and active experience.

Promotes Physical Activity: Combining reading with walking encourages kids to be active and instills healthy habits from a young age.

Enhances Learning: The combination of physical activity, visual storytelling, and interactive elements helps improve comprehension and retention of the story.

Builds Community: Story Trails offer a shared experience that can spark conversations and connections.

Look for a PLYMC Story Trail!

We offer Story Trails at select PLYMC branches and various locations in the community. Here are some of the locations where you can find our Story Trails:

Austintown Township Park
6000 Kirk Rd.
Austintown, OH 44515

Boardman Park
375 Boardman-Poland Rd.
Boardman, OH 44512

Brownlee Woods Branch
4010 Sheridan Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44514

Sebring Southside Park
W. Texas Ave.
Sebring, OH 44672

The Walnut Grove Park
8800 Columbiana-Canfield Rd.
Canfield, OH 44406

For questions on Story Trails, visit a PLYMC branch, opens a new window, call us at 330.744.8636 or fill out our online form.