2016 Edible Book Festival

Second Annual Edible Book Festival

On Saturday April 16, 2016 Waukesha Public Library celebrated National Library Week by hosting edible displays based on people’s favorite book or literary character. The public viewed entries from 1:00PM to 4:00PM and voted for their favorites.

You can see photos of all the entries on our Facebook page. At the end of the day, there were five entries that stood above the rest:

I Spy - WINNER Best in Show Laura SumpterBest in Show: I Spy by Laura Sumpter.

Tequila Mockingbird - WINNER PunniestFunniest Dawn HabbenPunniest/Funniest: “Tequila” Mockingbird by Dawn Habben.

Rainbow Fish - WINNER Most Creative Use of Ingredients Kathryn HendersonMost Creative Use of Ingredients: Rainbow Fish by Kathryn Henderson.

Most Likely to be Eaten: Danny and the Dinosaur by Dakota Diaz with Chance, Sailor, and Luke.Most Likely to be Eaten:  Danny and the Dinosaur by Dakota Diaz with Chance, Sailor, and Luke.

Least Likely to be Eaten: Gods of Olympus by Cassie and Patti Kowalski.Least Likely to be Eaten: Gods of Olympus by Cassie and Patti Kowalski.

Waukesha Public Library’s Edible Book Festival: Saturday, April 16, 2016

What’s better than reading a book? How about making an edible version of a book? Create your masterpiece and enter it in Waukesha Public Library’s second annual Edible Book Festival on Saturday, April 16! Your entry may be inspired by a favorite story, a pun on a title or simply a dish in the shape of a book but it must be book related.  All ages are welcome to enter this family-friendly event but registration is required to compete.

Drop off your entry at the Library on Saturday, April 16, between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Viewing and voting on the entries is from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. with the Awards Ceremony at 4:15 p.m.

To register or for more details, contact the Reference or Children’s Desk or call 262-524-3682.

Summer Reading Kickoff!

We have started the 2015 Summer Reading Season! Come by the Children’s Department to sign up today, and remember that children as young as one-month old can participate! There are separate programs for adults and teens, so be sure to stop by the Reference desk on your way out to pick up a brochure or get started right away. We look forward to reading all summer long!