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Winter Storm Update

Due to the impending winter storm and Governor Wolf's declaration of a State of Emergency for Pennsylvania, the library will be limiting its services this weekend. Saturday, January 19: All programs are cancelled. The library will close early (time TBD). Sunday, January 20: Library closed. We plan to reopen on Monday, January 21 at our normal hours. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please stay safe this weekend ...
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High School Battle of the Books: Student Rules

Battle of the Books is coming! On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, teams will compete to show off their literary trivia expertise. Here are the rules for students participating in the High School Battle of the Books.
  1. Form a team of 1-5 students in grades 9-12. Pick up a team application form in our library or print one out at home.
  2. Get an adult to act as your Team Manager. Team Managers help teammates prepare for Battle. A teacher, relative, or school librarian can be a Team Manager. Whoever they are, they must be present during the Battle of the Books competition.
  3. Give your completed application to the Teen Department or email it directly to Ms. Heather or ...
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Take-N-Make Kids Craft: Tissue Paper Rainbow

Kids 3-10 years old can stop in on January 25 and grab one of our ready-made rainbow canvas art project kit to put some color into these long winter days. No registration is required but kits are first come, first served ...
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7th/8th Grade Battle of the Books: Student Rules

Battle of the Books is coming! On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, teams will compete to show off their literary trivia expertise. Here are the rules for students participating in the 7th/8th grade Battle of the Books.
  1. Form a team of 1-5 students in grades 7 & 8. Pick up a team application form in our library or print one out at home.
  2. Get an adult to act as your Team Manager. Team Managers help teammates prepare for Battle. A teacher, relative, or school librarian can be a Team Manager. Whoever they are, they must be present during the Battle of the Books competition.
  3. Give your completed application to the Teen Department or email it directly to Ms ...
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Teen Battle of the Books: Team Manager Rules

The goal of this program is to include ALL readers, whether they be voracious or reluctant, advanced or struggling. We hope to nurture or spark a lifelong love of reading, promote teamwork, and have fun! When is Battle of the Books?
  • 6th Grade: Tuesday, February 19 at 7 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM.
  • 7th/8th Grade: Wednesday, February 20 at 7 PM. Please arrive by 6:50 PM.
  • High School: Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 PM. Please arrive by 6:25 PM.
  • All Battles are held in the Quaker Valley Middle School auditorium.
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6th Grade Battle of the Books: Student Rules

Battle of the Books is coming! On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, teams will compete to show off their literary trivia expertise. Here are the rules for students participating in the 6th grade Battle of the Books.
  1. Form a team of 1-5 students in your grade level. Pick up a team application form in our library or print one out at home.
  2. Get an adult to act as your Team Manager. Team Managers help teammates prepare for Battle. A teacher, relative, or school librarian can be a Team Manager. Whoever they are, they must be present during the Battle of the Books competition.
  3. Give your completed application to the Teen Department or email it directly to Ms. Heather or ...
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4th & 5th Grade Battle of the Books: Team Manager Rules

The goal of this program is to include ALL readers, whether they be voracious or reluctant, advanced or struggling. We hope to nurture or spark a lifelong love of reading, promote teamwork, and have fun! When is Battle of the Books?
  • 4th Grade: Monday, March 4th at 6 PM. Please arrive by 5:45 PM.
  • 5th Grade: Tuesday, March 5th at 6 PM. Please arrive by 5:45 PM.
  • Both Battles are held in the Moon Area Middle School gymnasium.
What are the practice nights?
  • This year we will have practice nights for 4th graders only so that new participants know what to expect on Battle night.
  • Please only register for the practice which covers the books you are reading. All team members do not need to present.
  • Questions asked on practice night will not be used during Battle. Practice tests or questions will not be distributed at any other time.
  • January 17 at 6 PM: The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other), The Wishmakers, Cardboard Kingdom
  • January 17 at 7 PM: The Last Dogs - The Vanishing, Pilfer Academy, Bob
  • January 31 at 6 PM: Maxi's Secrets, The Real McCoys
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Watercolor Wednesday

Come to Watercolor Wednesday on January 23 at 6:30 PM, where kids in grades K-5 will make winter-themed watercolor art. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Bookies Book Club: Here’s Hank – Bookmarks Are People Too!

Join a kids only book club! On January 24 at 6:30 PM, children in grades 1-3 will read Here's Hank: Bookmarks Are People Too! by Henry Winkler and hang out for fun activities. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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