Sullivan County, N.Y. Teens & Tweens Battle . . of the Books!

The Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) has conducted a Regional Battle of the Books each year since 2008 spearheaded by our terrific Youth Services consultant, Randy Enos. If you search ‘Battle of the Books’ on the Web the results list includes many public library websites. ‘Battles’ challenge youth to read specific books, do their best to remember the details of them and then compete against teams from other libraries that have also read the same books in a Family Feud type setting where team members buzz in to provide the answers.

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