Holiday Events photo with blue mittens, cookies and a mug of cocoa.

December 1 thru December 12 – Homes for the Holidays: Gingerbread House Making Contest

Bakers and crafters of all ages and abilities are invited to design and build their own edible creation! Structure may be built out of gingerbread, graham crackers, candy, frosting, or anything you like, and the base should be no larger than 12” x 12” in size. Submit your entry between Saturday, December 1st and 12:00 pm, Wednesday, December 12th. Patrons will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorites. Winners will be announced at the library’s Annual Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 12.


Wednesday, December 5, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Hygge Night at the Library

Join us for an evening of “hygge” (pronounced hoo-ga), a Danish concept of happiness through being cozy and enjoying the simple pleasures in life. The evening’s activities will include a relaxing environment of dim lights, mellow music, and simple crafts with warm tea to help set the cozy mood. Simple crafting materials for paper snowflakes and coloring utensils and pages will be provided. Feel free to bring your own crafting supplies and ideas. Drop in any time. Program for adults only.

Wednesday, December 12, 3:00 to 6:00 pm – Holiday Open House

Enjoy festive music, delicious refreshments and seasonal craft projects while you celebrate the season at the library annual Holiday Open House. Craft materials will be provided and all ages are welcome. Winners of the Gingerbread House Making Contest will be announced. Crafts room open from 3:00 – 5:00 pm.  Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Jefferson County Library.