Image courtesy of flickr user sves_
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Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.

In City of Thieves, Colonel Grechko tells Lev and Kolya that he will give them their freedom if they bring him a dozen eggs for his daughter’s wedding cake. Well, we are hosting our very own cake challenge. Bring a homemade cake to our Darien Library Cake Baking Competition for a chance to win $100. Special guest judges will rate cakes based on taste, appearance, texture, creativity, and name.

In the end, we are all winners though, as participants are invited to sample the entries.

The contest will be judged by representatives from and

This program is part of our One Book, One Community series. The book selected for the town-wide read is City of Thieves by David Benioff. The book selected for young readers is Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen’s).