Annie’s Story Time @ Glidden Homestead
July 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 2, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on August 6, 2023 at 11:00 am
Join DeKalb Public Library for a fun children’s story time at the historic Glidden Homestead!“Annie’s Storytime” will be held on the front lawn of the Glidden Homestead, 921 W. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb (next to Glidden Florist.) Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on the front lawn. These interactive story times may feature songs, movement and more. The program is free for all attendees, and parking is available in the Glidden Florist parking lot. Annie’s Storytime is named for Joseph F. Glidden’s niece, Annie Glidden, who was a major promoter of DeKalb’s cultural and social causes during her lifetime. In 1898, seeing the need to supply the recently formed DeKalb Public Library with good books, Annie formed the Library Whist Club. On Monday afternoons, this group of women came together to play the card game whist. Monies from their membership dues were used for library book purchases. To date, the library has received over 10,000 volumes from their activities.