11/23/2020 11:09:00 AM Gingerbread houses: a touch of Christmas charm
Sarah Schramek, an aide at the Stewartville Public Library, left, and Nate Deprey, library director, display one of the 120 Build Your Own Gingerbread House kits Deprey purchased from Five Below in Rochester. Beginning Monday, Dec. 7, local and area residents may take home a free, already-constructed house.
For Nate Deprey, a gingerbread house is a Christmas delight. Deprey, the director of the Stewartville Public Library, is pleased to announce that beginning on Monday, Dec. 7, the library will offer free gingerbread houses to local and area residents interested in decorating them. "We have 120 gingerbread houses we're going to build for people so they can take them home and decorate them themselves," he said. Socially distanced workers: Deprey, his library staff and three sixth-grade student volunteers, taking the role of socially distanced factory workers, will build the gingerbread houses at the library on Saturday, Dec. 5... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Nov. 24 Stewartville STAR.