Saturday, April 25, 2015

Teen Bake-Off Winners

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our third annual Teen Bake-Off on March 27th! There were 21 entries, which included a variety of cupcakes, cookies, muffins and breads. Here is a list of our winners, who each won a gift card to Panera Bread:

Cupcakes
Sweet Tea Cupcakes, made by Sammy Vallaincourt
 
Cookies
Jam Thumbprints, made by Morgan Giles
 
Muffins/Breads
Banana Nut Muffins, made by Ryan and Amanda Casey
 
Other Bake-Off entries included chocolate chip cupcakes, pink lemonade cupcakes, rainbow pinwheel cookies, banana bread, vanilla and chocolate cupcakes, carrot cake cupcakes, chocolate pumpkin cookies, Philly dark cupcakes, sugar cookies, chocolate mousse cupcakes, banana nut muffins, portal cupcakes and lemon cupcakes.
 
Looking forward to next year's Bake-Off!
 
Lisa U.
CC Library 

Thursday, March 12, 2015

2015 Teen Bake-Off at CC Library!


Do you like to bake? Come to CCL's 2015 Teen Bake-Off! Our judges will decide who has the best stuff.

The Bake-Off will be held on Friday, March 27, from 4:00-5:30 pm in the Struble Room at Chester County Library.

There are 3 categories in this year's Bake-Off: 
- Cupcakes
- Cookies
- Quick Breads/Muffins
There will be one winner from each category.

BAKE-OFF RULES:
  • Bakers must be 11-19 years old (no adults or younger children, please).
  • You must register online for this event. Go to www.chescolibraries.org - Events - Teen Programs - On the calendar, go to March 27 and click on Teen Bake-Off - Fill in your information.
  • You can register for ONE of the three categories: Cupcakes, Cookies, or Quick Breads/Muffins.
  • When you register, please type what your baked item is in the "Notes" section of the registration form.
  • You can bake by yourself or with a partner. If you are baking with a partner, only ONE of you needs to register. Please type your partner's name in the "Notes" section of the registration form.
  • When you bring your baked good to the Bake-Off on March 27th, you also must bring 2 things:
    • An index card with your name (and your partner's name, if you have one) and the name of your baked good on it.
    • Your recipe typed on 8.5" x 11" paper.
  • Quantities needed for each category:
    • Cupcakes - 12 cupcakes
    • Cookies - 24 cookies
    • Quick Breads - 1 loaf
    • Muffins - 12 muffins
  • This event is limited to 24 participants.
I'm looking forward to being a judge again this year (it's a tough job, but somebody has to do it...LOL).  Happy Baking!

Lisa U.
CC Library

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Holiday Stockings Delivered to Veterans!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who donated items for holiday stockings for veterans at Coatesville Veterans Medical Center!

Pictured above (in the back row) are Teen Library Crew members Ryan Casey and Beth Urbani, along with Youth Services Librarian Lisa Urbani, delivering the stockings to a women's PTSD unit on December 16th. They also delivered stockings to a men's PTSD unit.

On December 10th, 18 teens came to Chester County Library to fill the stockings with candy, cookies, personal care items, CCL book bags, gift cards to Wawa and Walmart, and a holiday card. We made 85 stockings! THANK YOU to all the teens who volunteered their time to do this. Here are some photos from that day:






Lisa U.
CC Library

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

We need help filling holiday stockings for veterans!

We need teens
(in grades 6-12) to help fill holiday stockings for veterans at the Coatesville Veterans Medical Center! We'll be filling the stockings with goodies on Wednesday, December 10th, at 4:30 pm in the Struble Room at Chester County Library. After we stuff the stockings, we'll stuff our faces with pizza. :)


You can sign up for this teen service project by going to www.chescolibraries.org - Events - Teen Programs - On the calendar, go to December 10 and click on Holiday Stockings for Veterans - Fill in your information.


Hope you can join us for this worthy project. Thanks!


Lisa U.

CC Library

Friday, November 14, 2014

Holiday Stockings for Veterans

We need your donations! From now until December 8, Chester County Library's Teen Library Crew is collecting items for holiday stockings for veterans at the Coatesville Veterans Medical Center.  The teens will assemble and deliver the stockings later in December. 

Acceptable items are listed below. All items must fit in a stocking that is 6 inches wide and 15 inches tall.  Please place your donated items in the box by the front door of the library. THANK YOU for your donations!

Acceptable items for female veterans include $5 or $10 gift cards to Wawa or Walmart, socks, lip balm, body wash (no bar soap), body lotion, nail polish, hand cream, cookies (commercially packaged), candy, and crossword puzzle/word game books.
Acceptable items for male veterans include $5 or $10 gift cards to Wawa or Walmart, socks, lip balm, underwear, deodorant, hand cream, cookies (commercially packaged), candy, and crossword puzzle/word game books.

Lisa U.
CC Library