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Congratulations Tom Seckler!

The 2018 Book Madness Winning Book was Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, in the "Childhood Retold" category.

Thanks to all who participated for making this such a great event!


2018 Rolfing Library Book Madness Contest Rules

1. Brackets must be submitted before 11:59pm (CST) Tuesday, March 13.

  • Bracket entry forms can be obtained from the Circulation Desk or through the library’s website. 
  • Bracket entry forms may be submitted in person to the Circulation Desk or via email attachment to
    • One bracket per person may be submitted for official use in the Book Madness contest.
    • Anyone may submit a bracket. Only members of the TIU community with an email address are eligible to win the $25 Amazon gift card.

2. All bracket entries must contain the participant’s name and email address. Each bracket must be stamped and signed by a library staff member in order to be considered a valid entry.

3. Voting will take place according to the following schedule:

  • Round 1: Wednesday, March 14 – Sunday, March 18
  • Round 2: Wednesday, March 21 – Sunday, March 25
  • Round 3: Tuesday, March 27 – Wednesday, March 28
  • Round 4: Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April a
  • Round 5: Tuesday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 4
    Final Four Matchup!
  • Round 6: Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8
    Championship Showdown!!

4. The winning bracket is defined as the bracket that scores the highest number of points. Points are awarded for each correct match up per round: round 1=1 pt, round 2=2 pts, round 3=3 pts, round 4=4 pts, round 5=5 pts, round 6=6 pts.

5. Voting for each round is open to anyone, even if a bracket was not submitted. 

6. The winning book and bracket will be announced Tuesday, April 10.

7. The winner will be notified via email Tuesday, April 10. The prize ($25 gift card to Amazon) will be emailed to the winner at the email address provided. 

8. **TIU Rolfing Library's decision on all issues will be final.**

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