Join Us!

The 11th Annual Battle of the Books Competition will take place on Saturday, September 12 at the George Fischer Middle School, 281 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512.

Come support your local library’s team or just see what it is all about.¬†

Opening remarks are at 9:30 a.m., the first battle begins at 10:00 a.m.

Driving Directions to George Fischer Middle School.


2015 Sub-committee Sign-up

It is time to sign up for sub-committees! We need 12 people to write questions, 8 book editors and 3 to 4 people to volunteer for the following sub-committees: Publicity and promotion, Facility, Question editing and Volunteer organization.

Make sure to sign up before Friday, March 6.

View Subcommittee Descriptions

Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to this program.

Have an idea for the Task Force?

If you have a topic or an idea you would like the Battle of the Books Task Force to explore please send a message to the group.

This task force was formed to ensure the success of the Battle of the Books by means of gathering information and making recommendations that would enhance the current program as well as aid the development of a sustainable structure. Topics include but are not limited to: recruitment, sustainable funding, cost saving / budgeting, fundraising, marketing and collaboration. – 2015

Meeting Minutes

Middle School BOB – GRADES 6-9

BOB Task Force presentation

2015 Bracket

Carmel Expenses


Game PlayRound Robin Example

MHLS-BOB Executive Board