Decorate a gingerbread house with us

Photo of a gingerbread house.

Blocks of gingerbread and tubes of frosting are on our wish list each winter holiday season at the Alachua County Library District. If you share our love of architectural confections, pick one of our many gingerbread decorating programs to attend. Space is often limited, so please arrive early or register where noted.

Newberry Branch
Sign up for a 30-minute spot of decorating joy on Thursday, Dec. 5 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Registration required.

High Springs Branch
Tweens and teens are invited to show off their frosting skills Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. Registration required.

Library Partnership Branch
Take the Gingerbread House Challenge to build and design a festive creation on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. or Friday, Dec. 20 at 11 a.m. This program is for all ages.

Alachua Branch
Snag a 30-minute spot at gingerbread house workshops coming on Sunday, Dec. 15 at noon, 1, 2 or 3 p.m. Sessions are for all ages. Registration required.

Archer Branch
Revelers of all ages can build and decorate on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. Space is limited to 15 participants so arrive early.

Headquarters Branch
For those who prefer to skip the mess of sugary construction, come build a castle, fort, or whatever you can imagine
with our cardboard and tools. We’ll also have a cardboard “gingerbread” house to decorate. This program for ages
5-11 is Friday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m.

Posted by RachelC on November 7, 2019