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Peeped into any good books recently?

Enter the Civic Center Library Second Annual Peeps Diorama Contest.

Create a diorama depicting your favorite book or story using marshmallow Peeps.

Things to understand before entering the contest:

  • Diorama display must be based on a book or have a literature theme.
  • Diorama parts should all fit inside a box the size of shoe box.
  • All visible parts of the diorama should be decorated.                        
  • All characters in your scene should be made using Peeps.

Dioramas and entry forms need to be submitted before 5 pm on Saturday April 6. Drop them off at the Library Reference Desk. The dioramas will then be on display for one week in the library during which time library patron voting will determine The Peeple’s Choice Award  on April 13. All winners will be announced on April16.

Prizes for this year’s contest will be awarded to the winner in each category.  Prizes in each category will be $10 gift cards and The Peeple’s Choice Award  will be a $20 gift card. Entries will be judged on originality and overall quality. 

Contest rules and entry forms are available at the Library or by clicking here.

The Civic Center Library will be holding a peeps diorama craft on Thursday April 4 at 3 pm.  We will supply a box, glue, felt, fabric, and peeps.  You will need to supply any other materials you want to include in your diorama.

Need Inspiration?

Check out these links for some great peeps displays:

Diorama Directions:

If you have any questions about this free event, please call the Library Reference Desk at 415-473-6058.


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Posted by: Linda

Linda works as a librarian at the Civic Center Library.

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