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March Madness

March Madness, Explained 

The phrase "March Madness" was first used by a coach to describe a state-wide high school basketball tournament in Illinois in the 1930s. In the early 1980s, sports announcer Brent Musberger borrowed the phrase during a men's NCAA championship game, and the name playing basketball

woman playing basketballMarch Madness is a single-elimination tournament. This means that if a team loses a game, they are out of the competition. Following this format, we will leave basketball for the professionals, and make it  ALL ABOUT BOOKS!

Stop by the library to vote for our ongoing March Book Madness and tell us all about your favorite book! 

Download your copy HERE

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March BOOK Madness

Are you ready for March BOOK Madness?!

Print out this bracket or pick up a copy at the library and start reading.

Already have your favorites? Fill out the bracket and stop by the library to cast your vote.

We will count the votes each week until we have the final battle of books: Chapter Books X Picture Books!

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