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The library is CLOSED today (Tuesday, 2/20), due to icy conditions.

Show us your pièce de résistance!

If you’ve ever thought that reading is delicious, than this event is for you! We invite all ages to create an edible work of art based on the form, title, or content of a book. Bring your masterpiece to the library on the morning of April 6 and take part in our first ever Edible Book Festival. Participants and casual viewers will get the chance to vote on their favorites and prizes will be awarded!

Edible Books Festival 
Saturday, April 6
10:00 am-12:00 pm

To enter the Edible Books Festival as an individual or a team, call 785-843-3833 no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, April 5.  Entries must be brought to the library between 9:00-10:00 am on Saturday, April 6 along with the inspiring book or picture of the book. No registrations are required to view the submissions and vote for your favorites. Stop by and check them out!

If you want to double up on your chances at winning, enter your creation to The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s Edible Book Festival held on the evening of Friday, April 5. This is their 7th year creating edible works of art. Check out their Flickr collection for past entries and inspiration.

For more information about the international phenomenon of edible books, please visit



One Comment

  1. Heather Kearns says:

    Yey! So excited to have another EBF available in the area! I wish you well. I hope you guys get a strong turnout.

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