Every Monday in March
Sweet Sixteen books in 8 decade divisions battle it out for March Madness Champion!
Submit your full bracket before March, and vote every week, for more entries to win a Stanley cup full of gift cards and goodies!
It's easy to participate! Brackets and voting forms can be:
- Picked and dropped off at the Adult & Teen Services desk when you're here at the Library
- Downloaded during voting weeks, printed, and turned in at the desk
- Downloaded during voting weeks, filled out in a PDF editor, and emailed to Adult & Teen Programming Coordinator Kelli Jean firstname.lastname@example.org
Brackets are available now, due March 3:
Registration is not required, but by registering you will receive a reminder email when each new round of voting becomes available. Registration begins February 27.
Vote on Mondays in March
Each time you vote for the books of the week, your name will be entered into a prize raffle. The winning title will be announced on the first Monday in April.
- February 27–March 3: Submit Your Brackets
- March 4–10: Vote in the Sweet Sixteen
- March 11–17: Vote in the Elite Eight
- March 18–24: Vote in the Final Four
- March 25–31: Vote in the Championship
Read through the Eras
Starting December 1, 2023, join us on Beanstack to track what March Madness books you've read, and what books you'll read next. You'll be all set for the tournament in March!
The Sweet Sixteen
16 Bestsellers Across the Decades
- The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
- The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
- Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone by J. K. Rowling
- The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller
- The Name of the Rose by Eco Umberto
- The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
- Watership Down by Richard Adams
- The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
- One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
- East of Eden by John Steinbeck
- The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
- The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank