Celebration will honor library founder, Lincoln

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

Ransom Memorial Public Library in Altona will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the births of library founder George Ransom and Abraham Lincoln at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28. The public is invited.

Held in front of the library (with the street closed), the event will include librarian Janice Larson presenting a program about George Ransom, and Jim King speaking about Lincoln’s life.

Admission is free.

Bring lawn chairs.

Inside the library, a collection of books and memorabilia received from a “We the People Grant” regarding Lincoln’s 200th birthday will be on display.

Birthday cake and ice cream will be served on the patio behind the library after the program.