The Mid-Hudson Library System Battle of the Books program is open to middle- and high-school students.
Students entering grades 6 through 9 in the fall of the current year can participate in the Middle School Battle of the Books.
Students entering grades 9 through 12 in the fall of the current year can participate in the Teen/High School Battle of the Books.
Each year’s program concludes with a Regional Battle that takes place toward the end of the summer. The Teen/High School Program takes place in late August and the Middle School Program takes place in early September.
2017 Teen/High School Regional Battle: Saturday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. at Poughkeepsie Day School
2017 Middle School Regional Battle: Saturday, Sept. 16, at 9 a.m. at Dutchess Community College
There are more than 24 libraries participating in the Mid-Hudson Library System’s Battle of the Books. To see if your local library participates, visit here. If your library does not participate, contact us and we can tell you how to get involved.