The libraries of the GMILCS, Inc. consortium including the Wadleigh Memorial Library invite you to participate in our March Madness – Tournament of Books based on the popular basketball tournament.
Participants can print out a bracket (use legal sized paper for best results) or pick one up at the Library. Submit your completed bracket along with your name and contact information by Saturday, March 15 to be eligible to win a prize.
Vote for your favorite books of 2013 online or submit your vote to the library staff. The first round of voting ends March 15, the same day the completed brackets are due. Click here to vote for your favorites. Return here after March 15 to vote in Round 2. The winner will be decided on April 12 after 5 rounds of voting. Anyone can vote, even if you don’t submit a bracket.
The titles included in the tournament are some of the most popular adult books of 2013. Please speak to a library staff member or visit Wadleigh Library for more details.
The GMILCS, Inc. consortium serves the libraries of Amherst, Bedford, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Manchester, Merrimack, Milford, Salem, Windham New England College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art. GMILCS, Inc. is a nonprofit consortium of public and academic libraries in New Hampshire, sharing an integrated system, sharing resources and sharing experience. By sharing, we offer more to the communities we serve.
Tournament Rules & Description:
Pick up a bracket at the library or click here to print one out. Participants will fill out and return their completed brackets by March 15th. Please include your name and contact information (phone number or e-mail address) on your completed bracket so that we can notify you if you win the prize.
Click here to vote for the winners of the round 1 match-ups by March 15th (16 match-ups).
Week of March 17th – March 22nd: vote for the winners of the round 2 match-ups by March 22nd (8 match-ups).
Week of March 24th – March 29th: vote for the winners of the round 3 match-ups by March 29th ( 4 match-ups).
Week of March 31st – April 5th: vote for the winners of the round 4 match-ups by April 5th (2 match-ups).
Week of April 7th – April 12th: vote for the final winners by April 12th (1 match-up).
The participant that picks the most match-ups correctly on their bracket will win a prize.