Battle of the Books

New team forming for high schoolers

The Howland Public Library in Beacon is forming a high school team for Battle of the Books for the first time. The middle school team, Beacon Bees, has been named regional champion in 2010, 2013 and 2015.

The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. The team will meet every Tuesday to discuss books, practice and share pizza and snacks. Contact Michelle Rivas at 845-831-1134, ext. 101, or

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