The Story Garden is known as the Outside Exhibit Space of the Discovery Center. The Garden offers all visitors the chance to experience quality children’s books in a unique outdoor setting through various whimsical images and activities. The Story Garden promotes a love of reading by having available 45 laminated books. The Garden develops a child’s imagination by providing fanciful backdrops and it also encourages an appreciation for Nature with its wide assortment of perennials, shrubs and plants. Visitors are invited to explore the 13 outdoor settings and 5 house–like structures, do literacy and math related games; engage in a variety of climbing, sport, and walking activities; and help foster the growth of the flowers and vegetables.