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Gingerbread House Extravaganza

2017-12-23 00:00:00 2017-12-23 23:59:00 America/New_York Gingerbread House Extravaganza Design and build a gingerbread creation and bring it to the Main Library to decorate the Children's Department. Main Library

Saturday, December 23
All day

Add to Calendar 2017-12-23 00:00:00 2017-12-23 23:59:00 America/New_York Gingerbread House Extravaganza Design and build a gingerbread creation and bring it to the Main Library to decorate the Children's Department. Main Library

Design and build a gingerbread creation and bring it to the Main Library to decorate the Children's Department.

Download Entry Form

Rules

  1. Entries must be entirely constructed of edible products (candies, cookies, crackers, cereals, etc.).
  2. All entries should be on a wooden or heavy cardboard base. Please tape your completed entry form underneath the base.
  3. Starting Monday, November 27th, entries, along with their entry forms, can be brought to Main Library, Children's Services, during regular library hours. 
  4. To be eligible for the People's Choice Award, entries must be received by noon on Thursday, December 7th. Voting will take place during Light Up Downtown at Main Library (December 7th from 6 to 8 pm), and the winner will be announced December 8th.
  5. To be eligible to win in one of the other categories, entries must be received by the end of the business day on Sunday, December 10th. Voting will take place December 11th–December 17th, and winners will be announced Monday, December 18th. Winners do not need to be present to win. Entries will be judged on imagination, construction, uniformity in baking, and overall design and decoration.
  6. Contestants may enter more than one category, but must fill out a form for each entry.
  7. All entries must be picked up by end of the business day on Saturday, December 23rd.

 
Categories

  • Children: Children in grade 5 and under may use pre-made items such as graham crackers and cookies.
  • Families: Bake with your children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, and enter the results.
  • Teens: Students in grades 6–12 may enter gingerbread creations made with either graham crackers or gingerbread in this category.
  • Other: Adults and other groups may enter their gingerbread creation in this category.

 

Main Library

contactus@starklibrary.org
Phone: 330-452-0665

Branch manager
Megan Johnson

Hours
Mon, Oct 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Main Library is located in the heart of downtown Canton and serves a diverse community of all ages and interests. This location houses the Genealogy Department and is well known for its unique architectural design.

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Children's Story Room
Thu, Oct 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
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