Grandville Battle of the Books

Battle Of the Books (BOB) is a competitive book trivia tournament for kids in grades 5–8 sponsored by the Grandville Branch of Kent District Library, in partnership with the Grandville Public Schools. Participants form their own teams of between one and six kids and they read five pre-selected books (see titles below). With the guidance of their coach, each team hones their knowledge of the books and gets ready to compete with other BOB teams.


Starts: December 7, 2023
Ends: January 12, 2024

Important Dates

Kick Off: Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 6:30 PM
In-Person and Facebook Live

Coaches' meeting: Thursday, January 11, 6:30 PM
All new coaches are required to attend this meeting. A Zoom link will be sent to registered coaches prior to the event.

BOB Practice Night: Thursday, February 29, 6:30 PM
Zoom link sent prior to the event

BOB Day: Saturday, March 9, 9:00 AM
Zoom link sent prior to the event.

BOB After-Party: Thursday, March 21, 6:30 PM

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