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Get Ready for Battle: Middle School Battle of the Books Discussion - A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttman Invented the Paralympic Games [LIVE]

Join us for our Middle School Battle of the Books (MS BOB) discussion programs to get ready to compete against other sixth, seventh and eight graders in Suffolk and Portsmouth, with competitions to be held in the spring. Come to each meeting prepared to discuss the stated novel and answer challenging questions. Registration for Battle of the Books is required. For grades 6-8.

Registered participants will provide their email address to receive a link to a Zoom meeting at least 15 minutes before the program begins.

This session will be recorded and may be shared publicly on Suffolk Public Library's online platforms or with registered participants. Please turn off the video function on your Zoom account if you would not like your (or your child's) image to be recorded. Please keep your microphone on mute and submit comments/questions utilizing the chat feature if you would not like your (or your child's) voice to be recorded.

Schedule of events:

A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttman Created the Paralympic Games

October 25

Letters from Cuba

November 8

The False Prince

December 13

City Spies

January 10

A First Time for Everything

February 7

Practice Meeting

March 6

Dates & Times:
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday, October 25, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday, November 8, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday, December 13, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday, January 10, 2024
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2024
6:30pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Online (See Description for Details)
Middle School

Registration is required. There are 27 seats available.

SPL events are free to attend and open to people of all abilities. If you or someone in your party will require accommodations in order to participate, please call 757-514-7323 and ask to speak with the Community Learning Manager. Please contact the Community Learning Manager if you are a facility bringing a group of 5 or more. You do not need to be a library member in order to attend.

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