Edible Book Festival

6th Annual Edible Book Festival

Plate entries by 1:00pm
Judging begins at 2:00pm

Create an edible interpretation of your favorite book or character from a book. Every type of book is fair game, be it a children’s classic, detective novel, biography, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or short story. Any type of food stuff is allowed.

Need an idea? Check out our Edible Book LibGuide!

This event is open to students, faculty, staff, individuals, or teams.

Edible books will be eaten and enjoyed after awarding of prizes.

Make your reservations today!


Start Date: 4/9/2013 3:00 pm
End Date: 4/9/2013 5:00 pm
Location: Dr. Frank A. Franco Library Learning Center
  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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