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September 15, 2013

Battle of the Books to be held Nov. 16

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is making plans for its annual Battle of the Books, scheduled this year from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the South Branch, 1755 E. Center Road.

Area sixth- through ninth-graders compete for their schools by answering trivia questions about 10 books. The winning team receives the Battle of the Books trophy and a $20 gift certificate for each team member.

Those interested in signing up a team must contact Melissa Wheelock, teen librarian, before Oct. 11 at 765-453-4150 or at mwheelock@KHCPL.org.

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