The Battle of the Books is back with a new twist….it’s BOB BINGO!!!

This program is open to anyone in 4th and 5th grades. This year’s BOB is an individual event. There are BINGO Cards for February and March, with a suggested booklist.

Read a combination of books from the list and titles you choose to complete your BINGO. Every BINGO earns you more chances to win! We’re offering monthly prizes & grand prizes for both grade levels.

Registration for this program begins January 15th.

Watch our Kick Off Video with detailed information about BOB BINGO beginning Friday, January 22 at 9:30am on the SPL YouTube Channel at

BOB BINGO Directions

Who: Anyone in Grades 4-5

When: February 1 – March 31, 2021

What: BINGO Card filled with reading challenges will be available each month. Read books from the list or select books to read on your own, get a BINGO, write your titles down, submit an entry! Every BINGO earns you chances to win prizes! You can get multiple BINGOS on the same card.

CHECK OUT BOOKS…Call the Sewickley Public Library to schedule a curbside pickup or check books out at your school library or you can buy copies at Penguin Bookshop.

Prizes: 5-$20 gift cards drawn each month and a grand prize winner for each grade – $75 gift cards each.


Register for BOB Bingo, making sure to include your name & grade. Print out a BINGO Card. Read a combination of our suggested titles and your own. Write the titles of the books you read on your BINGO card.

Send your completed BINGO (scan/picture) to: Make sure to include your name and grade in the subject heading.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact:
Jen Farmerie, Head of Children’s Services
500 Thorn Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
Children’s Desk – 412-741-0937

The Battle of the Books is sponsored by the Friends of the Sewickley Public Library.

Friends of the Sewickley Public Library