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Tahoe-Truckee Lib Loop: Get ready for the Edible Books Festival

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Tahoe Library Coalition is gearing up to host our third annual Edible Books Festival on April 1 from 5-6:30p.m.

An Edible Book Festival is a culinary celebration of a book. Participants base their food creations on the book using a literal OR tongue-in-cheek theme.

Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative and Best Tasting based on public voting. All are welcome to bring a dish, or just stop by to taste and vote at Incline Village Library at 845 Alder Ave.

If you’d like to bring a dish we ask that you RSVP by March 25th to sharvey@washoecounty.us.

Upcoming Library Events, Incline Village:

March 2: 4-4:45 p.m. Family Story Time — Children of all ages are welcome at story time. Join us for stories, songs, games, and crafts!

March 3: 11:15-11:45 a.m. Toddler Time — Stories, puppets, music and movement for children 6 months to 3 years. Siblings welcome!

March 5: 10 a.m.-noon. Family Reading Program. Northern NV Literacy Council and the United Way have partnered to bring a family reading program to you. You will learn techniques to help your children learn to read while doing fun family activities. Take home some great ideas and a free book! For parents and children from birth through third grade.

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March 3: 2-3 p.m. Drop in Computer Help — Stop by for help with basic computer tasks.

March 8: 10:30-11 a.m. Preschool Story Time presents “Crazy for Cats” — Books, stories, felt board and a craft!

March 12: SnowFest! Parade, Chili Cook-off, and SnowWhat? building contest — Join us as we walk in the parade dressed as our favorite book characters. 11:30 a.m. start. Enter your Chili in our Chili Cook-off for a chance to win prizes or just come eat; $5 for unlimited tastes immediately after the parade. Kids will love the SnowWhat? contest. Prizes in many categories. Call 530-546-2021 with questions.


Nevada County Reads & Writes writing contest for all-community-read book: “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson, the deeply-moving, highly-acclaimed and award-winning look at unfairness and racial bias in the justice system. Stevenson is described as “a real-life, modern-day Atticus Finch.”

Writing competition: Local high school students are invited to enter, with a 1st-place prize of $200, a 2nd-place prize of $100, and for 3rd place $75, with an awards and public reading event. Guidelines and writing prompts are available in hardcopy at the Truckee Library, or online at bit.ly/1TAWCYK; deadline for submissions is midnight on March 31, 2016.

Sierra Nevada College

March 4: 7 p.m. at TCES 139-141. Benjamin Busch — Benjamin Busch is an actor, writer director, and veteran. He is author of the memoir “Dust to Dust.” His acting roles include Officer Anthony Coliccho on the HBO series “The Wire” and Major Todd Ecklodd on the HBO mini-series “Generation Kill.” His first film as a writer/director was Sympathetic Details released in February 2008. His latest release, “Bright,” was featured at the 2011 Traverse City Film Festival.

March 5: 10 a.m.-noon. Workshop with Benjamin Busch at TCES 139-141.

Amanda Mongolo is Programs & Outreach Librarian at Incline Village Library, 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village. Call 775-832-4130.

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