Books2Eat at EMCC 

Book lovers and bakers came together at Eastern Maine Community College this evening. It was the 9th annual Books2Eat contest.Folks took inspiration from their favorite books and created desserts.A wide variety of titles were represented, like Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, and the Twilight Series.The entire community was invited to participate in the contest. There were several categories, including children under 12, Maine books, and culinary arts student. Some folks turned the contest into a family affair. “My whole family got into it, so it was a lot of fun. My little brother turned one in, and my Mom did. We all worked together in the house. It was a lot of fun.” says Ali Hoy, a first year culinary arts student.Some of the cake creations were auctioned off. The money raised went to EMCC’s Friends of the Library.