March Madness Children

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March Madness
Children’s Program

It’s March Madness at the Idaho Falls Public Library!

To find our March Madness program for adults, visit the March Madness page.

How It Works

Throughout the month of March, there will a Children’s March Madness program! Check out a book from our children’s department and ask a staff member at the children’s desk for a ballot (limit 1 ballot/day). Use the ballot to vote for your favorite book in each bracket. Each week, we’ll count the ballots and advance the winning books to the next round. Copies of the losing books will be awarded as prizes through a weekly drawing. If you vote for title that wins the final bracket, you could win a book!


And the Winner Is …

Note: Patrons who win the drawings, including our grand prize drawing for this winning title, will be contacted personally by the library.

Round 4

Eliminated in round 3:

  • Pete the Cat 5 Minute Stories by Dean and Litwin
  • The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen

Round 3

Eliminated in round 2:

  • I Love My New Toy! by Mo Willems
  • The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Wood
  • Keeper of the Lost Cities, by Shannon Messenger
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Stewart

Round 2

Eliminated in round 1:

  • Fun and Games, Unicorn and Yeti by Heather Burnell
  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  • Found by Salina Yoon
  • The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  • Ploof by Ben Clanton
  • The Traitor by Richard Paul Evans
  • Starfish by Lisa Fipps

Round 1

Please note that ballots do not move forward week by week, so it’s important that you return to cast new votes in the next round. Also, you don’t have to vote in every bracket, but it will increase your chances of winning.

At the end of the challenge, we’ll hold a final drawing among ballots cast for the winning book.

Questions? Call 208-612-8460