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Friends of the Library 3rd Annual Gingerbread Contest
December 12 - 14, 2013

Preheat the oven, find those cookie sheets, gather the kids, find a buddy, and use that pastry bag!
The Friends of the Library will host the third annual Gingerbread Contest at the Emporia Public Library on Thursday - Saturday, December 12 - 14. 

The categories that will be judged are: Children Under 12, Youth 12 - 17, Adults 18 and older, and Groups - including families and organizations.  Any real or imaginary architectural structure is eligible for entry, but all  entries must be original, no gingerbread kits please.  The only exception will be for Children Under 12, who may use kits and any types of edible materials.  Cash prizes will be awarded for each age group as well as a Friends’ Choice Award and a People’s Choice Award. 

A copy of the contest rules and entry form will be available on our website (www.emporialibrary.org) and at the circulation desk of the library starting Monday, October 14, 2013.  To be eligible for the contest, a signed and completed entry form must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, December 9, 2013.  Entries that are not pre-registered will not be accepted.

All contest entries must be delivered to the library by Noon, Wednesday, December 11th.  The entries will be judged throughout the contest and the winners will be notified by phone on Saturday, December 14th.  Prize money will be awarded by mail.  The entries will be on display in the library’s large meeting room Thursday - Saturday.


For questions, call Children's Services at 620-340-6466 or e-mail Lori Heller at hellerl@emporialibrary.org











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