March Book Madness 2017

March Book Madness 2017 Tournament of Books

For Kids

The Sweet Sixteen

The list of sweet sixteen books is made up of books that were checked out the most from our library during the last two years. Vote for your favorites. Each week we will tally the votes to narrow down the list of contestants until only one remains. The remaining book will be our 2017 Book of the Year.

Your Prediction for 2017 Book of the Year

If you turned in your March Book Madness bracket picks before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17th, you qualified for a chance to win. If you predicted the winning book, you will win the grand prize. The grand prize is a free 3D printing project of your choice. We will print any 3D object you want that our 3D printer can print as long as it takes less than five hours to print and meets the library’s guidelines.

Vote for your favorite books

  • The first round ballots to select the Elite Eight are due Friday, March 17th by 4:30 p.m.
  • The second round ballots to select the Final Four are due Friday, March 24th by 4:30 p.m.
  • The third round ballots are due Friday, March 31st by 4:30 p.m.
  • The Championship round ballots are due Friday, April 7th  by 4:30 p.m.

Voting is now closed. Here is the kids champion of our 2017 March Book Madness.

The pigeon needs a bath!
by Mo Willems

The Pigeon needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon’s not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It’s going to take some serious convincing to get the Pigeon to take the plunge.


This book has been checked out at our library a total of 51 times since we acquired it in 2014.