The Glen Ellyn Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting its annual Midwest Impact Day of Service on Saturday, September 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This innovative and exciting event has the potential to greatly benefit our communities by fostering a love for literature and reading.
The Midwest Impact Day of Service Carnival Book Fair has all the fun of a traditional carnival but with the intellectual and cultural enrichment of a book fair, creating an engaging and educational vibe that will appeal to all participants, from individuals to families. Attendees can explore books about People of Color, women, and girls. Various activities and educational resources will bridge the gap between literacy and entertainment.
Literary workshops on writing and publishing and meaningful discussions on voting, book banning, and African-American history will educate and stimulate the mind. Storytelling sessions will provide an immersive environment, and book-themed arts, crafts, and games inspired by popular books will provide educational fun for children of all ages.
The Midwest Impact Day of Service Carnival Book Fair would promote literacy and a love for reading and encourage community interaction, cultural exchange, and artistic expression. This will be an exciting opportunity to engage residents of all ages and backgrounds, reinforcing that learning and enrichment can be enjoyable and accessible.
To make an even more significant impact across our service area, the carnival book fairs will be held in 3 local locations! Saturday, September 30, from 10 am to 2 pm.
- Aurora- Santori Public Library
- Bolingbrook- Fountaindale Public Library
- Hillside – Eisenhower Park (book donations are encouraged and accepted but not required at this location)
The fair is free and open to the public. To be part of the festivities, you can log on to The Pierce Twins – Kyra and Phallon Pierce or Glen Ellyn Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc IL Book Donations to donate a brand-new book.