The lobby is currently OPEN FOR LIMITED SERVICE. We are still offering CURBSIDE PICKUP.

Weekday hours are 9am–5pm, 7pm on Thursdays. The book drop is open Monday–Thursday, 7am–7pm, 6pm on Fridays.

10th Annual Gingerbread Contest

When
Thursday, February 13
to Thursday, February 20

Where
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Ages
All Ages

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED!

Get creative this winter, and build something awesome with gingerbread (and gumdrops, and candy, and icing, and licorice…)

Winners will receive a gift card to Praline’s Ice Cream.

Categories
Gingerbread (individuals, groups, businesses, clubs, etc.)
Children’s Gingerbread (individuals or groups age 10 and younger)

Drop-off dates
Friday, December 13. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, December 14. . . . . . . . . . . . . .open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday, December 16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Voting dates
Tuesday, December 17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday, December 18. . . . . . . . . . . open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 19. . . . . . . . . . . . . open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Winners announced
Friday, December 20

Pick-up date
Saturday, December 21. . . . . . . . . . . . . open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Gingerbread creations will remain on display until the pick-up date. All items must be picked up before the end of the pick-up day, unless special arrangements have been made. Anything left behind will be donated or discarded.

Construction Guidelines

  • Entries must have a card attached to the underside of the base that includes the following information:
    • Category (“Gingerbread” or “Children’s Gingerbread”)
    • All contestant name(s)
    • Phone number
    • Email address
  • Creations must be constructed primarily of edible materials and icing.
  • Gingerbread kits may be used.
  • Bases for the projects must not exceed 24” by 24.”
  • No electricity may be used.