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StoryWalk® in Downtown Middleton


April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024


April 1, 2024
May 31, 2024
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Come join in on the adventure!

This spring, story-lovers young and old can enjoy the newest StoryWalk® adventure in Downtown Middleton, “When I’m With You,” by Pat Zietlow Miller and illustrated by Eliza Wheeler.

Follow along, page-by-page, stop-by-stop, with this story about the jubilant celebration of friendship and adventures of childhood.  There are 22 stops, each featuring an illustrated poster with a page from the book (either in shop windows or on lawn signs outside the building).

Begin at the Middleton Public Library where you can pick up a map and a FREE COPY of the book (while supplies last). The spring StoryWalk® will run April 1-May 31, 2024.

This event is sponsored and hosted by the Middleton Public Library and Downtown Middleton Business Association (DMBA)

Event Details

StoryWalk® Stops

There are 22 total stops in Downtown Middleton, including:

  1. The Middleton Public Library
  2. National Mustard Museum
  3. Traditions Womens/Childrens
  4. REFORMadison
  5. Middleton Visitors Center
  6. Cloth & Metal Boutique
  7. Longtable Beer Cafe
  8. One Community Bank
  9. Poke Bar
  10. Apex Nutrition
  11. The Little Gym
  12. Hallman Lindsay Paints
  13. Diny’s Jewelers
  14. Barriques Coffee
  15. Taigu Noodles
  16. Free House Pub
  17. The Regal Find
  18. Villa Dolce
  19. Little Pop Color Shop
  20. Grape Water Wine Bar
  21. Middleton City Hall
  22. Rowley House Museum-Middleton Historical Society

Book cover for "When I'm With You"

About the Book

This jubilant celebration of friendship and the adventures of childhood will make your heart sing!

There’s something that I’ve noticed.
Perhaps you’ve seen it, too.
Life is so much better
when it’s me and you.

Pat Zietlow Miller is the bestselling and award-winning author of Be Kind, Sophie’s Squash, The Quickest Kid in Clarksville, Wherever You Go, and When You Are Brave, among others. She lives in Wisconsin and invites you to visit her online at patzietlowmiller.com.

Eliza Wheeler is the bestselling and award-winning creator of Home in the Woods and Miss Maple’s Seeds, and the illustrator of the Newbery Honor Book Doll Bones as well as Wherever You Go and When You Are Brave, among others. She lives in Minnesota and invites you to visit her online at wheelerstudio.com.

What is a StoryWalk®?

A StoryWalk® allows families to follow a book, page by page, by visiting stops throughout Downtown Middleton. Each numbered stop will have an illustrated poster featuring a page from the book. This is Middleton’s 12th StoryWalk®.

You can support the StoryWalk® adventures by contacting the Middleton Public Library.

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