UNION — Window shopping will take on a whole new meaning when the windows of the businesses of Main Street in downtown Union display the pages of a children’s book during “Story Walk Down Main” on May 24.
In a statement released Tuesday, the Union County School District announced that it has partnered with Union County Carnegie Library, SC Works, Union County First Steps, USC-U, downtown shop owners, Friends of the Library and Save the Children to kick off summer reading in Union with a Story Walk Down Main.
The press release states that the event, which will be held Wednesday, March 24, will begin at 4 p.m. at USC Union where the children participating will be greeted by the Bantam.
Parents and students will then proceed down Main Street where they will read each page from the children’s book “It Takes a Village” by Jane Fletcher as proceed down the street.
The press release states the pages from the book will be on display in the windows of a number of Main Street businesses.
“The students will delight in finding the next page to the story. The students will be greeted by various characters as they stroll and read downtown. Illustrations by Discovery Camp students will be on display at the SC Works building. All students will receive a free book from Friends of the Library located in the old Greene Salvage Store. Bring the entire family out to this fun and inspiring event!”