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Battle of the Books

March 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day 1 of the month, repeating until March 31, 2021

What is the Battle of the Books? bit.ly/CPL-BattleoftheBooks

Battle of the Books is a book-based trivia tournament for local kids in grades 4-6.

  • Teams or individuals complete by answering trivia questions based on the books in their bracket, two per month for 6 months, October 2020 – March 2021. Final competition (VIRTUAL but LIVE will happen in April 2021!
  • New books revealed on the first of each month.
  • We’ll contact you to make sure you get copies to read!

How do I compete?

  • First, SIGN UP to be on a team or to be an individual competitor.
  • Starting on the 15th of each month, you’ll email us a trivia question from the book(s), and then we’ll send you the quiz for that book.

How Can I Get More Info on the Battle of the Books?

Sign up at bit.ly/CPL-BattleoftheBooks and our librarian & project coordinator Sarah Prattson will keep you informed of all the upcoming books and trivia quizzes, plus team and individual standings.

  • Can I start “late”? YES! You can start competing at any time, you’ll need to email us when you finish a book to receive that quiz. Just sign up to start!

Questions or concerns? Email CPLBattleofthebooks@gmail.com


March 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am
March 31, 2021 @ 8:00 pm



Inclement weather policy: If Canton schools or afterschool activities are cancelled for weather-related reasons, so too are events for teens and children at the Canton Public Library. The library is often still open, please contact us with questions or concerns at 860.693.5800.

Canton Public Library • 40 Dyer Avenue • Canton, CT 06019 • 860-693-5800 • Fax 860-693-5804