2020 Final Four Announced

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 by Brandy

Teen Book Champ All Daniel Boone Regional Library facilities have been closed to help combat the spread of COVID-19. During this time, you can turn to our teen blog for expert book recommendations exclusively for young adults. Our staff will also share helpful library resources to make it easier for teens to learn from home. To stay in-the-know, we suggest that you subscribe to our weekly teen newsletter.

With the closure of our region-wide library system, we have adjusted the timeline for our annual March Madness Teen Book Tournament. Our program began in December when we announced the 16 highest circulating teen titles in our collection. Then, we gave area young adults over two months to read these books in preparation for voting. Continue reading “2020 Final Four Announced”

2020 Elite Eight Announced

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by Brandy

Teen Book ChampAfter an exciting two months of voting, DBRL is proud to announce the Elite Eight in our March Madness Teen Book Tournament. However, if you are just joining in the fun, here’s a little background to get you caught up. Through a series of votes, we are narrowing the library’s list of the 16 most popular teen books to one grand champion.

Each round you vote, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an Amazon Fire tablet. Limit one ballot per person, per round. March Madness is open to all teens ages 12-18 who live in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.

How It Works (updated timeline):

  • Round 1: Voting complete!
  • Round 2: Voting complete!
  • Round 3: VOTE NOW through April 15 for the final two contending titles.
  • Round 4: Vote April 17- April 29 for the book tournament champion.
  • May 1: The champion is announced!

Continue reading “2020 Elite Eight Announced”

2020 March Madness Contenders

Posted on Monday, December 9, 2019 by Brandy

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At the Daniel Boone Regional Library, preparation for March Madness begins in December when we announce our 16 most popular teen books. This gives you over two months to read these titles and get ready to vote for your favorites in the spring. You have through Sunday, March 8 to vote for your favorite 8 books. Then, the competition heats up, as each week in March, young adults vote to narrow down the list of contenders until a single title emerges as the Mid-Missouri teen book champion!

Each round you vote, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an Amazon Fire tablet. March Madness is open to all teens ages 12-18 who live in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.

How It Works (updated timeline):

  • Round 1: Voting complete!
  • Round 2: Voting complete!
  • Round 3: VOTE NOW through April 15 for the final two contending titles.
  • Round 4: Vote April 17- April 29 for the book tournament champion.
  • May 1: The champion is announced!

Each round that you vote, your name is entered into our prize drawing! Limit one ballot per person, per round. Continue reading “2020 March Madness Contenders”