January 6, 2023
Gingerbread cutout stands on top of an open book
We've cooked up a sweet, seasonal contest! Enter as a family team or individually


  • Starting November 28, download an entry form below or pick one up at Old Worthington Library.
  • All shapes and sizes of houses, real or imaginary, are encouraged, however submissions should be based on the Fairy Tale contest theme.
  • Aside from the base, gingerbread houses must be entirely constructed of edible materials. Contestants are to provide building supplies. Kits are permitted.
  • Gingerbread houses and a completed entry form may be delivered to children's department staff at Old Worthington Library Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11.
  • Voting is open to the public Monday, December 12 through Sunday, December 18.


  • The winning entry will be chosen Monday, December 19 and announced on the library's social media channels. 


Gingerbread Contest entry form [PDF]

Hillary K

I'm the library's communications specialist. I love reading— especially fantasy, mystery and historical nonfiction. I'm also a fan of cats, old houses and costume parties.

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