Howard County Library

Pass the Book by the Numbers – June 24, 2011

We’re still promoting summer reading in Howard County middle and high schools, and at some of those schools we’re seeing bulk registrations of Pay the Piper as students choose their books for the summer.

  • There are now 196 copies of Pay the Piper being passed. We’re closing in on 200!
  • Eighteen copies of the book have been registered this week.
  • Sixteen books were registered for the first time.
  • Twelve copies were registered by students at Lake Elkhorn Middle School.
  • Book 768 was registered locally for the second time
  • Book 810 was registered for a fourth time in Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois.

Here are this week’s details:

739 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 13:27:28
740 Columbia, MD 21045, USA 2011-06-16 13:27:33
732 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 13:27:49
722 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 13:28:19
733 Maryland, USA 2011-06-16 13:28:20
738 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 13:28:57
727 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 14:18:40
721 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 14:19:01
730 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 14:19:24
731 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 14:19:33
728 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 14:19:43
729 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-16 14:20:41
659 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-19 16:39:31
768 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-19 20:31:39
846 Elkridge, MD, USA 2011-06-20 00:30:40
1059 Ellicott City, MD, USA 2011-06-20 20:18:40
696 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-06-22 10:39:52
810 Princeville, IL 61559, USA 2011-06-23 16:16:32

This busy week has had another healthy impact on our totals:

- Secret Hour Pay the Piper Total
Active Copies 235 196 431
Number of Passes 339 233 572
Passed Twice 61 28 89
Passed Three Times 17 4 21
Passed Four Times 4 2 – Book 1073, Book 810 6
Passed Five Times 1 – Book 446 1 – Book 1158 -
Passed Six Times 1 – Book 562 - -
Participating States 17 10 -
Participating Countries 8 5 -

There are still copies of Pay the Piper available to register, read and pass. Ask for a copy today!

Pay us a visit next week to find out about the 2011 Farthest Pass Contest. How far can you pass the book?

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