PLEASE REGISTER EACH PERSON SEPARATELY. To register a group for the same event, complete the first registration, then go back to the Events Calendar and click on the same program. At the bottom of the registration form, click on "Recall Previous Registrant" button and just change the name for subsequent registrations. The system remembers the last patron's information so you don't have to re-enter it.
"Book Madness" Tournament: Clash of the Genres!- Brackets Available

Event Type: Tweens
Age Group(s): Tweens
Date: 2/1/2018
Start Time: All Day
 "Book Madness" Tournament returns with a new twist! In each quadrant, books from the same genre will duke it out until only one remains! Which books will represent their genres in the Final 4? And which genre will prove to be the best out of all genres?

Try to win the most points by correctly choosing the "winning pick" for each of the 31 match-ups associated with the tournament.

Brackets will be available at the Questions Desk or on the library's website starting February 1, 2018. Participants must be in 4th-8th grade to submit a bracket and to be eligible for prizes.
All brackets must be turned in to the Questions Desk by Friday, February 16 by 5 pm!

Anyone can vote for their favorite book in each match-up for every round by voting online at

Voting Dates
Voting closes at 5:00 on the date listed for each round.
Round 1 - Monday, February 12 thru Friday, February 16
Sweet 16 - Thursday, February 22 thru Wednesday, February 28
Elite Eight - Friday, March 2 thru Wednesday, March 7
Final Four - Friday, March 9 thru Wednesday, March 14
Championship - Friday, March 16 thru Wednesday, March 21
Winners will be announced March 23.
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