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Library Scavenger Hunt

Print this Scavenger Hunt out that was written by the staff of the St. Louis Public library. Take it to your neighborhood branch and see how well you know the library.

  1. What's the title of a biography about Jim Morrison that we have at the St. Louis Public Library?
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  2. On what page in Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass can you fine "I Sing the Body Electric"?
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  3. What book by Mary Abbott Hess is located in 618.24?
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  4. How much does it cost to make a photocopy?
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  5. Name 3 books written by Gary Paulsen that are owned by St. Louis Public Library?
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  6. Can someone under the age of 18 check out the video Magic with Cards?
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  7. Do we have Eminem's CD in the library system?
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  8. How many titles by Offspring does the library system on CD?
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  9. What floor are the young adult fiction books located in your branch library?
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  10. What CD or tape did Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Getz perform together?
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  11. Name three books (owned by the St. Louis Public Library) by Piers Anthony.
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  12. How much is the fine per day on CDs?
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  13. What is the title of Coretta Scott King's autobiography?
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  14. Who is Coretta Scott King's husband and why is he famous?
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  15. What locations in the library system own the magazine Women's Sports and Fitness?
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  16. How many titles by Frank Sinatra does the St. Louis Public Library own on CD?
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  17. What famous character did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle create?
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  18. What's on display at your branch?
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  19. How much is the fine per day per book?
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  20. How many titles on CD does the library own by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
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  21. What's the call number (Dewey Decimal number) of The Art of Walt Disney?
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  22. Name a famous tale made into a film by the Walt Disney Company.
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  23. Why did Pinocchio's nose grow?
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  24. Which locations of the St. Louis Public Library have the magazine Teen Beat?
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  25. How is the fine per day per video?
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  26. Can someone under 18 check out the video Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery?
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  27. For how many weeks can you check a book out?
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  28. How much money in fines or charges blocks your library card so you cannot use it?
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  29. What kind of book would you use to find out how to replace a 1992 Saturn stabilizer bar?
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  30. Do we have book to help you study for your SAT's?
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  31. What is Stephen King's birthdate [month/day/year]?
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  32. What book would you use to find out how St. Louis got it's name?
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  33. How many titles by R. L. Stine does the St. Louis Public Library own?
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  34. What is the loan period for a video?
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  35. What is the meaning of the word "fugacity"?
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  36. What source would you use to find out the value of a baseball card?
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  37. How many computers (for public use) are available at your branch of the St. Louis Public Library?
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  38. What two kinds of items that can be borrowed from the library have limits on the total number that can be checked out? What is the limit?
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Created by Jennifer Halla
Buder Branch
1999



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