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Edible Book Festival

Event Type
Social/Informal Event
University Library
Common Ground Co-Op, Lincoln Mall in Urbana
Apr 6, 2024   11:30 am - 12:30 pm  
2024 Edible Book Festival Entry Form
Sara Berthier
Originating Calendar
Library Calendar

We are delighted to announce that the Edible Book Festival will be taking place on Saturday April 6th at the Common Ground Co-Op, Lincoln Mall in Urbana. This year will be particularly exciting since we have a new roster of judges including our very own Dean Claire Stewart and some fun prizes to win! Register now to submit your culinary creation!

2024 Festival Award Categories:

Starting to think about your edible creation for this year’s festival? Consider submitting your entry to one or more of these categories!

  • Best Depiction of a Classic
  • Best Visual Presentation
  • Most Appetizing
  • Funniest/Punniest
  • Best Entry Based on Book for Children or Teens
  • Best Collaborative Creation
  • People’s Choice

Tentative schedule of events:

9:00am: Participants may begin dropping off their entries
11:00am: Judging begins
11:30am: Public viewing begins
12:00pm: Judge’s commentary and awards
12:15pm: Let’s eat!

Some useful links:

  • If you’d like to register as a baker please do so by completing the form here, filling out this form means that you are submitting an entry to the Edible Book Festival. If you're unable to attend, please let the organizers know!
  • You can find general information and the program on the Library’s Edible Book Festival page.  
  • Feel free to RSVP and invite others by sharing our Facebook page and Facebook event

This event is a fundraiser to support the crucial work of the Wesley Food Pantry, which now serves the campus community through the University Library's Orange Room in the Main Library.

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