The Gardens

About 70 books are represented in the Gardens, each with a corresponding space. Download the booklist HERE and the map HERE. See details about some of our unique spaces, below. 

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The Animal Gateway

The Animal Gateway houses 14 books, including the newest, our Look Up! bird-watching themed garden, which opened in 2017. Another favorite is The Three Pigs, with it's small-house exploration and planted pigsqueak. 


The welcome gateway

The Welcome Gateway is home to the much-beloved Magic School Bus, as well as a rainbow garden (Planting A Rainbow), a sensory garden (A Girl Named Helen Keller), and a grass couch (He Came With The Couch).  

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The farm gateway

The Farm Gateway strives to show how vegetables look in their whole form. In the Farm Gateway, you will learn about composting and hoop houses, smell herbs and onions, and see a real Johhny Appleseed tree in the orchard.