Registration open for Joplin library trivia fundraiser

Aug. 24—The Friends of the Joplin Public Library will host its first "Lit-erary" Trivia Night on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the library, 1901 E. 20th St.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with the competition kicking off at 6 p.m. Mike Olmstead, main anchor for KODE, will serve as master of ceremonies. Arvest is the premier event sponsor.

Entry is $100 per table for a team of up to eight participants. Mulligans will be available for $10 each, with a limit of four per team. Round sponsorships are also available for $100. The first-place team will receive a gift certificate and trophy. Teams are welcome to bring their own refreshments (no alcohol).

The Friends of the Joplin Public Library is a nonprofit organization that was founded to provide financial support beyond the library's operating budget. Membership is open to individuals, families, businesses and other organizations regardless of card-holder status or city of residence.

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