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Clash of the Classrooms

Registration now open for Clash of the Classrooms! Contest runs from February 5 to March 8.

Chatham-Kent and Lambton County elementary and secondary school classes are invited to participate in the 2nd annual 'Clash of the Classrooms' Reading Challenge hosted in partnership with Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) and Lambton County Library.

The challenge runs from February 5 to March 8 and is open for classes K-3, 4-8, and secondary schools. Prizes will be awarded to the top elementary, secondary, and homeschool groups. Register by visiting

New this year, the municipalities are going head-to-head! The top elementary school and top high school across both regions will get their name added to the Clash Cup! The trophy will be displayed at the library location closest to the school.

CKPL would like to extend a special thank you to the Rotary Club of Chatham for sponsoring the Chatham-Kent portion of 'Class of the Classrooms'.

Rainbow Reads Teen Book Club

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm
What We're Reading: We're celebrating Black History Month by reading books by Black authors. 

Now hosted in the Chatham Branch Board Room! In partnership with the CK Pride Association, Rainbow Reads Teen Book Club meetings will take place on the third Wednesday of each month. Rainbow Reads is a monthly book club where participants read YA books featuring 2SLGBTQIA+ characters. Teens ages 12 to 19 are welcome to participate in the club. Books can be picked up one month in advance at any CKPL branch or at Bill’s Place. No registration required.

Trivia Night

Join us every Wednesday for virtual Trivia Night! Each week we'll post a new Trivia Night game on CKPL's Facebook and CKPL's Twitter pages. The game will be available from 6:00 pm until midnight. To play, click the link in our Facebook or Twitter post, choose a nickname and enter the game. Don't forget to check back the next day to see how everyone scored! 

Teen Online Resources

Brainfuse - Homework help, live tutoring and studying tips and tricks. 

Creativebug - "YouTube for Crafters" that features 1000+ instructor-led videos for beginner to expert level makers. 

G1 - Practice tests for your G1 license based on the Ontario Driver's Handbook. 

Hoopla - A streaming service of eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows that can be enjoyed on your computer, tablet, or phone.

Libby by Overdrive - EBooks, audiobooks and magazines. 

NoveList Plus - Find new books to read based on your favourite books, authors and series. 

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