Three Book Battle


Date, Location

  • Saturday, May 31, 2014
  • Preliminary Battles: begin at 12:30 pm
  • Final Battle: 3 pm
  • Central Library, Teen Area (lower level) 
  • Registration Required; Register online or call 269-553-7807

2014 Titles:

Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

Attention middle school students! 

A new Battle of the Books program is coming to Kalamazoo Public Library and is just for you. Teen Services is excited to announce Three Book Battle, where teams of three 6th-8th graders compete in three rounds of questions from three books for the Three Book Battle championship! 

Teams may register from March 31 until May 15. Team sets of three battle books will be available for pickup in the Teen Area at Central starting March 31.

Don’t delay, grab three friends and register today!

Here’s the fine print:

  • Teams of three
  • 6th-8th grade only!
  • Name your team, register online (link below) or call 269-553-7807 (you will need one contact email and team name when you register)
  • Teams may register March 31 until May 15. 
  • Three books have been carefully selected by Teen Services staff and will be revealed on March 31, 2014.
  • Team sets will be available for pick up in the Teen Area at Central Library from March 31-May 15
  • Teams must register three participants with a valid team name and contact information to obtain the free set of team battle books
  • All Battles (preliminary rounds and final battle) will take place on Saturday, May 31 at the Central Library
  • Preliminary round times will be assigned after registration closes and posted online with team names.
  • The final battle will take place at 3 pm

Register Online

(Online registration opens April 1st or call 269-553-7807)