Book Cases

 Top secret folder popping out of the library stacks

Book Cases is a series of mystery and adventure events for DC middle school students.  Each event centers on a different Flyer for Strange Things Book Casestheme, but each time 25 youth work together to crack a case using their research, technology, and critical thinking skills to solve a mystery straight out of the Smithsonian Libraries stacks.  

Parents and guardians: Book Cases events always happen on in-services days when students aren't in school. It's our way of providing fun, educational programming for your young detectives while you're at work. 

Book Case Event dates:
The government shutdown earlier this year has made it necessary to adjust our schedule. We are reprising the Strange Things event so that we can properly prepare for the Harry Potter-themed event, now scheduled for May 28.
November 6, 2018. Theme: Strange Things
March 8, 2019. Theme: Strange Things (APPLY NOW!)
May 28, 2019. Theme: Harry Potter (more info coming soon)
 

 

Students uncover clues in Nov 6 Strange Things mystery event Students uncover clues in Nov 6 Strange Things mystery event
Students uncover clues in Nov 6 Strange Things mystery event Students uncover clues in Nov 6 Strange Things mystery event

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