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Teen Librarians' Guide: Battle of the Books

Meeting minutes of RCLS Teen Librarians and more!

2023 Battle of the Books Titles

New Coach Orientation

Previous Battle Sample Videos

Congratulations 2023 Regional Battle Winners!

Winner - Daniel Pierce Library (Grahamsville)

Second Place - New City Library

Third Place - Finkelstein Memorial Library (Spring Valley)

Important Dates 2023 / 2024

Nov 27th, 2023 - Deadline to vote for nominated titles on Title Survey

Dec 4th @ 9am - Battle Committee Meeting to finalize Titles for 2024. (Hybrid @ Valley Cottage or via Zoom)


April 19th - Questions due to Question Editor

July 1st - Deadline to Commit to Participating in the Battle.

July 12th - Registration Fees Due and Practice Questions Sent Out (if not sooner)

August 16th - Deadline to report a Head Count of Team Members to Barron

August 23rd (Fri) - Bag Stuffing @ RCLS  [Time TBD]

August 25th (Sun) - RCLS Battle of the Books @ SUNY Orange [TENTATIVE]

Battle of the Books Officers

Barron Angell
Librarian & Program Coordinator
Florida Public Library
(845) 651-7659

Beth Pskowski
Teen Programmer
Florida Public Library
(845) 651-7659

Emelia Estep
Ellenville Public Library and Museum
Teen and Adult Programmer
(845) 647-1497