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The Emporia Public Library invites the community to stroll down Commercial Street to visit the
new StoryWalk® book featuring the children’s picture book, “Mariana and Her Familia” written
by Mónica Mancillas and Illustrated by Erika Meza. The StoryWalk® will be available through
the month of September in store windows on Commercial Street between 6 th and 12 th Avenue.
Learn how Mariana overcomes a language barrier while reading through the Storywalk®
beginning at Complete Works, LLC during the month of September.

A huge thank you to the following businesses for their continued support of the Storywalk®:
Complete Works, L.L.C., Heartland Office Systems, Amanda’s Bakery and Café, Gravel City
Adventure & Supply Co., Dynamic Discs, Pete Euler- State Farm Insurance, Daylight Donuts,
Radiance Salon, Mi Chavelita Mexican Grill, China Dragon, Sax Hair Care, Genesis Health
Club, Smith Agency, Toso Family Eye Care, Eclectic Bikes, Granada Coffee Company,
Emporia Main Street, Lyon County History Center, L & L Pets, and Graves Drug Store.

“The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.”

For more information, please visit, follow the Emporia Public Library Facebook page, or contact Executive Director Pauline Stacchini at

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