Welcome to the annual Edible Book Festival sponsored by the Duke University Libraries Preservation and Conservation Departments. The International Edible Book Festival is a yearly event held on or about April 1st. Since 1999 bookbinders and bibliophiles have been creating books made of edible materials for everyone to enjoy.
The only rule: Make edible art that has something to do with books as shapes or content. Information and inspiration can be found on the International Festival's home page at www.Books2Eat.com.
Our festivities will include:
For more information or to participate in this year's festival please contact: Beth Doyle, Head of Conservation Services Dept., or call the Conservation Lab at 919-660-5906. Entries must be delivered to the Gothic Reading Room no later than 1:30 p.m. on April 1, 2013. Images from past festivals can be found on our Flickr site. Bon Appetit and Happy Binding!
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