March Book Madness

March Book Madness:

A Tournament of Books!

14 books face off to find the best book

Vote online and in the library

  • 1st Round March 1-8
  • 2nd Round March 9-15
  • 3rd Round March 16-22
  • 4th Round March 23-31

Both Young Adult and Adult brackets available

Meet the Finalists!

Adult Bracket

  1. Delia Owens Where the Crawdads Sing
  2.  Kevin Wilson Nothing to See Here
  3. Sally Rooney Normal People
  4. Esmé Weijun Wang The Collected Schizophrenias
  5. Elizabeth Strout Olive, Again
  6. Margaret Atwood The Testaments
  7. Mary Beth Keane Ask Again, Yes
  8. Carly Simon Touched by the Sun
  9. Chanel Miller Know My Name
  10. Colson Whitehead The Nickel Boys
  11. Ann Patchett The Dutch House
  12.  Michelle Obama Becoming
  13. Tara Westover Educated: A Memoir
  14. Rachel Hollis Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies

Young Adult Bracket

  1. Five Feet Apart by Rachel Lippincott
  2. On the Come Up  by Angie Thomas
  3. Two can keep a secret by Karen McManus
  4. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
  5. Again, but Better by Christine Riccio
  6. The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson
  7. American Royals by Katherine McGee
  8. The Rest of the Story by Sara Dessen
  9. Internment by Samira Ahmed
  10. The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashely Poston
  11. Frankly in Love by David Yoon
  12. Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett
  13. Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
  14. Lovely War by Julie Berry

Vote for Adult Bracket

Vote for Young Adult Bracket


Partnerships Strengthen our Community

The annual appeal is your opportunity to insure that our library remains 

a viable entity in North East and the surrounding area.

Please consider McCord in your charitable donations this year.

Any contribution you make will assure the continued

excellence of McCord Memorial Library in the future

and is very much appreciated.

Thank you!


McCord Library now has a limited supply of hotspots

for our McCord patrons to use.

  • Hotspots check out for 10 days
  • Hotspots may only be checked out by adults
  • Hotspots are only available to McCord Patrons
  • Fines for overdue hotspots are $1 per day


New resource: Power Teens

POWERlibrary resource – made for teens!

Power Library Teen Edition
POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.