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Battle of the Books

February 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Students in grades 3 to 5 can celebrate Black History Month by challenging their book knowledge in the Champaign Public Library’s 18th annual Battle of the Books.

Find copies of the required books at the Douglass Branch and Main Library. Every participant will receive a prize book. Teams can have up to 12 students. Contact your school to see if they are organizing a team. Register your team by February 1st; email douglassbranch@champaign.org  or call 217/403-2090. Teams will be assigned to the morning (11 am) or afternoon (1:30 pm) battle when registering. Leading teams from the playoffs will advance to the 3 pm finals. Click to see the list of Battle books: In the  library catalog or as a printer-friendly pdf.


February 25, 2023
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Champaign Public Library – Main Library
200 W. Green St.
Champaign, IL 61820
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