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MAIN LIBRARY
270 North Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60120
847-742-2411
MONDAY-THURSDAY 9am-9pm
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9am-6pm
SUNDAY Noon-5pm
RAKOW BRANCH
2751 West Bowes Rd.
Elgin, IL 60123
847-531-7271
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SUNDAY Noon-5pm
SOUTH ELGIN BRANCH
127 South McLean Blvd.
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-931-2090
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FRIDAY CLOSED
SATURDAY 10am-4pm
SUNDAY Noon-4pm

 
Battle of the Books is a program that is co-sponsored by the Gail Borden Public Library, the Bartlett Public Library, and the Poplar Creek Public Library.  Each year, a list of books is prepared and teams from area schools are asked questions based on these books.
Battle of the Books
In 2014 we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Battle of the Books! Here's a look back at some of the books we have read in past years. Click on a book cover to see the entire list for the year it was included. Do you recognize any favorites?

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