Gardiner Downtown StoryWalk – July 28th

On July 28th from 3-5pm stroll down beautiful Water Street in Gardiner and join Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta and Gardiner Mainstreet for our second StoryWalk of the Summer….Start at Gardiner Library to get a checklist of things to find at the various participating merchants, things you read about in the pages of the book – get to explore old and new business downtown and have a family reading adventure. The book for this event:

My Name is Yoon is an inspiring story about a little girl who is trying to find her place in a new country. This event is open to all families, highlighting Gardiner’s welcoming approach to immigrant families in a way that respects all cultures.

Make it a full day and celebrate the Gardiner Waterfront by attending the Free Waterfront Concert sponsored by Johnson Hall at 6pm to 7:30pm.

2017 Story Walk Gardiner downtown


LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF GREATER AUGUSTA & AUGUSTA LITERACY FOR ME TEAM wish to express our thanks to all of our volunteers who made this event a great success!!!

Over 100 children were able to celebrate reading and nature through the StoryWalk that was part of Gardiner’s River Festival. The featured book Do Fairies Bring the Spring? was enjoyed by all and everyone was thrilled to meet Maine Author, Liza Gardner Walsh and illustrator, Hazel Mitchell  – Thank you to both of them for joining the event.

A special to thanks to our sponsor Summit Natural Gas of Maine. 

We also appreciated Darlings’ Ice Cream Truck who provided free ice cream – donations supported Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta.

Thanks to J.S. McCarthy Printer’s for the Story Boards! They were amazing!!!

Thanks to Gardiner MainStreet for organizing this wonderful day on the river.