Join us for this library program on Saturday, December 14th at 10:00 am. Enjoy an Ogden tradition, with music, tasty treats, and a visit from Saint Nick! For all ages. Registration is required and begins 11/30. Please call 617-6181 to register.
The Gingerbread House Contest is back! This festive tradition will bring the sights and scents of the holiday season to OFL. Rules Entries may be delivered to the Ogden Library beginning Monday, December 2nd through 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 7th. No entries will be accepted after 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 7th. The houses will be on display at the library until Saturday, December 21. Anyone can vote (People's Choice) for their favorite house while on display. Judges will vote on their choice at noon Saturday, December 21 and the winners will be announced that day. Entries must be made of all edible material. With the exception of the base the house is built on, no cardboard, lights or other non-food construction may be used. A registration form, available below, must accompany each entry. Gingerbread House Contest Registration Form
Although the library staff will take care to keep the entries safe, the library will not be held responsible for any damage caused to an entry while on display. The library reserves the right to use any photographs of the entries for publicity purposes.
Categories There are two basic categories for entries. Adults/Family:
One or more adults.
Adults entering with children under 10 where the adults have done more than 50% of the work.
Children under 10:
One or more children under 10.
Children under 10 entering with adults where the children have done more than 50% of the work.
All Entries: Judge's Choice - $50.00 People's Choice - $25.00
Adult/Family: Best in Category - $25.00
Children Under 10: Best in Category - $25.00
Entries will be judged beginning at 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 21st. Entries may not be identified with the name of the entrant while on display or during judging. Entrants will have the opportunity to touch up their houses before the judging on December 21st.