Pavilion library hosts pumpkin decorating contest in October

Josselyn Borowiec PhotographHollwedel Memorial Library Director Josselyn Borowiec shows off two of the entries in the Pavilion library’s pumpkin decorating contest. Votes can be cast at the library at checkout.

PAVILION – Hollwedel Memorial Library, 5 Woodrow Drive, is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest in October.

Entrants are encouraged to dress up a pumpkin in any style choose. There are two age categories – one for children up to 12 years old, and the other for folks 13 and older. The winner in each category will receive a $25 Amazaon gift card.

“We already have some pretty cute entries that are getting votes,” says Library Director Josselyn Borowiec. “We’d love to have more dressed up pumpkins to choose from.”

Entries – decorated, not carved – may be taken to the library between now and Oct. 28. Library patrons will vote for a winner from the entries on display when they checkout library materials.

Library hours are 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays. The library is closed Thursdays, Sundays, federal holidays and when Pavilion Central School is closes or cancels after school activities due to inclement weather.

Information about the pumpkin decorating contest, and other programs and services available at the library, can be found on the library’s website at

Residents with questions can also contact the library by phone at (585) 584-8843.

Due to the current safety regulations in the state of New York, Hollwedel Memorial Library is limiting time in the building. Library staff continues to offer pickup on items in the library.

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