Monthly Archives: April 2015

Len Abram, author The Medallion

Len AbramAuthor Len Abram discussing his book, THE MEDALLION for National Library Week.

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Announcing our 5th Annual Literary Cake Decorating Contest

Last Year's Cakes

This April the Henry Whittemore Library will be celebrating National Library Week (April 12-18th)
Faculty, Staff, & Students, and patrons are welcome to participate in our 5th annual “Book-themed” cake decorating contest. All you need to do is bake a cake and decorate it to represent a scene or character from a favorite book, be it a beloved children’s book or your favorite adult book. Check out photos from last year’s event:
(Only one cake per person and no commercially decorated cakes allowed!)
The rules for the event are simple. Register with Colleen Previte at or x4648, if you wish to participate in the contest. Bring in your “Book-themed” cake to the Henry Whittemore Library by 9:00am, Friday, April 17th. Please have your cake properly covered with clear plastic wrap. This will be taken off when the judging commences. Please do not put your name on your cake; you will be assigned a number for your cake submission.
We are allowing anyone coming through the library to judge the cakes, and they will put a token in the box of the cake they like the best. There will be bragging rights, a photo in our library blog, and ribbons for 1st-3rd place as well as notices for honorable mentions.
Judging will run from 9:00am-12:00pm. Winners will be announced at 12:30 pm or via phone/e-mail, at 12:30pm we will cut into these delicious creations and them with everyone, unless told otherwise.
We hope you will consider participating in our Fifth Annual Literary Cake Decorating Contest!
Thanks – Henry Whittemore Library Staff

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