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Thursday, April 20 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Oregon Battle of the Books for public and school libraries

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Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) continues to gain momentum across the state. Last year 609 elementary, middle and high schools brought 776 teams to an OBOB competition in Oregon. Thousands more participated in OBOB at the local level throughout the state.
Come learn about OBOB from members of the OBOB executive board and have your questions ready. Then join us for a panel of public and school librarians as we discuss programming and collaboration (both large and small) in communities around Oregon.


Korie Buerkle

Children's Librarian, Newberg Public Library
Korie Buerkle currently serves on the Oregon Battle of the Books executive board as Finance Chair, writes official OBOB questions, and manages an OBOB regional competition. By day she is a Children's Librarian at the Newberg Public Library.
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Libby Hamler-Dupras

Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award Committee Chair
I've always believed that the power of books and reading can positively change children's lives and that's why I became a Teacher-Librarian and classroom teacher. I've served as the Committee Chair for the BCCCA (Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award) for the past several years and... Read More →
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Rebecca Mayer

Teen/Tween Librarian, West Linn Public Library
Rebecca works primarily with teens, tweens, and upper elementary-aged children. She is passionate about video games, middle grade fiction & teen fiction and BIG programs.

Thursday April 20, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Santiam Room 4 Salem Convention Center