For Children

The Glidden Library offers a children's area that includes:

  • Books
  • Toys
  • Games
  • Reading spaces sized for our smaller patrons
  • A MakerSpace area


We have a wide range of children's books avaiable for any age reader:

  • Board books
  • Picture books
  • Chapter books
  • Junior Fiction books
  • Non Fiction books
  • And we are growing our collection of graphic novels.


  1. Materials may be picked up from the library beginning June 1st
  2. Books/Minutes can be counted started June 1st.
  3. No more than one slip may be turned in each week.
  4. Children and Youth prizes are awarded for every 100 minutes read and after 500 minutes read they may enter the grand prize drawing.  
  5. Last day to turn in slips for the Summer Reading Program will be August 15th.  Drawings will be held on Friday, August 18th.

Watch the calendar for all of our specially scheduled programs and activities through out the summer.



Traveling Tales is an outreach program that is provided to our area daycare homes. Book bags filled with books are delivered on a monthly basis to the daycare homes in Glidden. Delivery and pick up is provided by library staff.