Teens


Celebrate Pie at Dover Public Library

pie

Apple? Pumpkin? Cherry? Yes, please! If you like pie, the Dover Public Library has some awesome events for you!

Call us at 330-343-6123 for More Information or to Register!

 

The Art of Pie

Tuesday, August 1 at 6:30 PM

Whether you’re a seasoned pie baker or are just learning, home economist Ruth Burky will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of making pie in no time. After taking this class, you’ll be a pro at making pie crust and fillings including a fresh strawberry, French silk chocolate, and double crust apple. You will leave with recipes and pie making tips and hints.  Yummy samples provided.

 

Pie in the Library – A Pie Contest

Saturday, August 5 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Calling all pie bakers and pie lovers!  Amateur bakers are encouraged to submit their best pies for judging at this fun community event.  Four categories include Apple, Fruit and Berry, Nutty, and Sweet. All are welcome to come enjoy a piece of pie while listening to the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Summer Camp Choir and the soothing acoustic guitar music of Roxanne Timberlake. Complete Rules and Registration Form

 

Pie Contest Rules

Pie must be entered in the name of the person who made it.

This contest is intended for Adult (18 years and older) amateur bakers only. Professional bakers or those who earn a portion of their livelihood from baking or cooking may not enter the contest.

Each dessert pie must be made from scratch and based in a 9” pie plate/pan. Each pie must include a serving utensil and a cover. You may not use pie filling or a pre-made store-bought crust.

Categories:

  • Apple
  • Fruit & Berry
  • Nutty
  • Sweet

To Enter Your Pie

  • Bring your pie to the library between 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM. on the day of the Pie Contest. The staff running the Pie-Baking Contest will have the final say on acceptability of pies. Pies must be in an appropriate covered container until judging.
  • The Health Department says: NO PIES THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION (i.e. dairy or cream pies).
  • Only one entry per person per category.
  • Fill out the registration form.
  • If you are a winner, you give your permission to have your photo taken during the announcement ceremony and have it used for Pie Contest promotional materials, including social media & the library website.

 

Judging

Judging will take place between 1:00-1:30 PM

There will be a minimum of three judges.

Criteria:

  1. Overall appearance
  2. Crust color, texture, doneness and flavor
  3.  Filling consistency, doneness and flavor
  4.  Overall taste

Scoring:

Each judge assigns a numerical value (1-5) in each criteria category, without consultation with the other judges. The pie receiving the highest total numerical value is the winner in that category.  In the case of a tie, the judges will judge those pies again. The decision of the judges is final. Judges will not know contestant names.  Winners will be announced after judging.  Participants must be present during contest and judging.

Participants must be present during contest and judging.

 

Leftover Pie:

Following the judging, all pies will be available for the community to enjoy. Pies will be eaten that day.

 

 

Pie Eating Contest

Saturday, August 5 at 3:00 PM

Grades K – 5

Make a pie-themed craft and a small pudding and whipped topping pie to eat without using your hands! The contest winner will get to smash a pie in Miss Syrena’s face! Please call 330-343-6123 to register.

 

 

 


Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Big Book Sale

Friday, August 18

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday August 19

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

Shop thousands of books and other materials! All available for a donation to the Dover Public Library’s Check Out Your Future Capital Campaign. Help us raise $5000 towards updating our Adult and Teen Departments! Call the Library at 330-343-6123 for more information or visit the Check Out Your Future Capital Campaign Page to see how you can help bring the library into the future.


Art Journaling

Tuesday, July 25 at 2:00 PM

Splatter

 Learn how to build your own art journal at this fun, new event! Pick out your pages and your cover, then learn how to bind your book. Then have time to sketch with other young artists. All materials will be supplied by the library. Registration is not necessary.

 


Sharpie Tie Dye

tie dye heart t-shirtTuesday July 18 at 2:00 PM

Get creative at this fun, teen-favorite event! Bring your own white t-shirt and learn a new way to tie dye. Event will be held outside. In case of rain, a movie will be shown in the Story Room. Registration is not necessary.

 

 


H2O Battle

water balloon

Tuesday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

Prepare for battle! We’ll have water balloons, sponges, and more at this outdoor event! In case of rain, we will watch a movie inthe Story Room. Registration is not necessary.

 


Play With Your Food

Tuesday June 27 at 2:00 PM

Get a bag of secret ingredients and create something spectacular! Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required, but if any teen has a food allergy, please contact Liz at 330-343-6123.

cute pudding face

What is Play With Your Food?

Well… You know the Fall Chopped Competitions? It’s a little like that. And the Cupcake Decorating Contest? Yeah, a little like that, too. Combine cooking talent with creativity to make something delicious and fun.

 


Teen Lock-In

Friday, August 4 – Saturday, August 5

6:00 PM – 7:00 AM

Dancing girlLock the doors and stay in the library all night! This event is open to teens entering grades 6 through 12. Registration begins July 5th and is limited to 12 teens. We will be playing group and board games, going on a scavenger hunt, enjoying pizza, making crafts, and much, much more!

A complete agenda and packing list will be provided with each teen’s permission slip. Don’t miss out on our most popular event of the year!

Call 330-343-6123 for more information.