December 1, 2023
Gingerbread cutout stands on top of an open book
For this seasonal contest, enter a candy-covered creation or just vote for your favorite!


  • Pick up an entry form at any Worthington Libraries location starting Monday, November 27, or download one below.
  • 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 8 through Sunday, December 10.
  • Voting is open to the public Monday, December 11 through Sunday, December 17.


  • The winning entry will be chosen Monday, December 18 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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