Raise Me to Read in Council Bluffs, Iowa has been hosting StoryWalks throughout this past year. They've held a total of seven walks; approximately 1,371 individuals have attended, raising both awareness and interest throughout their community! At the end of the walking held in the park, they offered a free snack and a free book for each child. Each walk was open to children age 5 and younger and offers each page of a selected book on separately as parents/guardians and children make their way along the path.
These walks also garnered a good deal of media attention, highlighted in the articles below.
- StoryWalk event at Bayliss Promotes Early Literacy
- Soccer Team to Volunteer at Raise Me to Read's Next StoryWalk Event
- Bayliss Park's StoryWalk Offers Locals Chance to Meet Area Children's Author
- Photos: Raise Me to Read by Walking, Reading Aloud
- Walk Into a Storybook During Raise Me to Read Event at Bayliss Park