Howard County Library

Pass the Book by the Numbers – July 29, 2011

There are two registrations to report this week. Book 766 was passed 71 straight-line miles from Laurel, MD and registered for the fourth time in Dover, DE. Book 742 was registered for the second time in Columbia:

766 Dover, DE, USA 2011-07-24 22:38:10
742 Columbia, MD 21045, USA 2011-07-25 21:50:25

Delaware becomes the thirteenth state to host a copy of Pay the Piper. Copies of Pay the Piper have now been registered in thirteen states: Delaware, California, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Virginia. This week’s registrations have also taken us past another milestone. Copes of Pay the Piper have now been registered 250 times since Pass the Book 2011 began last October:

- Secret Hour Pay the Piper Total
Active Copies 235 202 437
Number of Passes 339 250 589
Passed Twice 61 32 92
Passed Three Times 17 7 24
Passed Four Times 4 2 – Book 766, Book 810 5
Passed Five Times 1 – Book 446 2 – Book 1158, Book 1073 3
Passed Six Times 1 – Book 562 - -
Participating States 17 13 -
Participating Countries 8 6 -

Remember, we’re watching out for the three farthest passes made before August 13. How far can you pass the book?

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