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Glen Elder
-- Library --

Glen Elder City Hall
213 S Market, Box 55
Glen Elder, KS  67446

Phone:
785-545-3322
Fax:
785-545-3342
E-Mail:  glcity@nckcn.com


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Librarian: Paula Lindsay

Glen Elder Library
105 S.Mill St.
P.O. Box 188
Glen Elder, KS 67446

Phone: 785-545-3632
E-mail:
glellib@nckcn.com

LIBRARY HOURS as of Sept. 3, 2013
 

Monday: 3-7 p.m.
Tuesday: 10-Noon and 1:30-6:30p.m.,  Thursday: 1:30-6:30p.m.

 

Board meets the 2nd Thursday
of the month, 5:30 pm.

 

 

GE Library - Story time .... all ages Welcome!
Begins September 17, 2013

Every T
uesday, morning at 10:30 a.m.... through November 13, 2012

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Glen Elder Library History
 

Glen Elder Library

The Glen Elder Library was founded in July 1885, when seven women interested in creating a local interest in literature collected 150 books. In the beginning, they kept and loaned the books from their homes to those interested.

 

In 1891, they reorganized under a charter in conjunction with state laws and formed the Glen Elder Library Association. (Also know as the Library Club.) They rented a small building, just south of where the old Trader's State bank was located, and it became the first library operated by the  Association.

 

In 1911, a building was purchased at the corner of Main & Hobart; the library occupied this location for 44 years. (The building, now a house, still occupies that location.) In January 1955 the Association purchased and relocated into the current library building. In 1965, the State provided regional systems of helping libraries. Then in January 1967, a mill levy passed and the Library became part of the City. In 1992, the Library celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Charter members of the organization were:

Sarah Andrews, Irene Detwiler, Emma Heard, Lizzie Hobart, Ella Lyle, Clotilda Nash, Grace Owens, Inez Owens

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