The annual “Battle of the Books” will be held in the newly-renovated Central Middle School auditorium on Thursday, March 9th at 7:00pm. This event is open to the public so come and witness the showdown between teams from Central, St. John Catholic School, Osage Hills School, and Madison Middle School as they compete for medals and the honor of keeping the traveling trophy at their school for the year. The participants prepare by reading the current Intermediate Sequoyah Book Award nominees and then, at the Battle, try to buzz in the fastest and most often to answer questions about the books. This is a fun, fast-paced, quiz-bowl style competition that spotlights some great books and encourages teamwork from the participating students. Funding is provided by the Bartlesville Friends of the Library.