In honor of Banned Books Week (9/29-10/2), the Library will be offering a quiz each day Monday through Thursday. The quiz questions are about books that have been challenged or banned in the United States, and each day’s winner will receive a fabulous prize. A big “thank you” to the SweetSpot Coffee Shoppe, Toppers Pizza, and University Health & Counseling Center (UHCS) for their donation of prizes for the contest.
Monday – Harold Andersen Library t-shirt
Tuesday – SweetSpot gift certificate for $10
Wednesday – coupon for a Toppers large pizza and Topperstix
Thursday – 25-minute massage from UHCS
Entry forms are available in the Library near the Circulation and Reference Desks. You can’t win if you don’t enter, so stop by the library and complete the questions! A winner will be drawn at random from the correctly completed forms. And while you’re in the library, don’t forget to check out the Banned Books display near the Food for Thought Cafe!
Here are the three questions for Wednesday, September 30th.
1. Who is the main character in the novel, The Call of the Wild, by Jack London?
a. A young man named Bryan who travels to Alaska during the gold rush.
b. A woman who leaves her family to study wolves in the wild.
c. A dog named Buck who is stolen to become a sled dog in the Klondike region of Canada.
2. The majority of A Separate Peace by John Knowles takes place . . .
a. at a New Hampshire prep school named Devon
b. in a concentration camp in Germany
c. at a cottage in the Catskill Mountains
3. The book, Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence, is a sequel to which of his other novels?
a. Lady Chatterley’s Lover
b. Sons and Lovers
c. The Rainbow
(Tuesday’s Quiz Answers: moves to Long Island to learn about the bond business, Dublin, Apocalypse Now)