Howard County Library

Pass the Book by the Numbers – August 12, 2011

With one day to go until the close of our 2011 longest pass contest, we can report two out-of-state registrations and lengthy passes. In addition to a local registration we’ve seen books registered in Michigan and California:

1057 Ellicott City, MD 21043, USA 2011-07-31 17:25:11
846 Chino, CA, USA 2011-08-06 11:06:34
766 Midland, MI, USA 2011-08-08 21:20:59

Book 766 was passed 547 straight-line miles from Dover, Delaware to Midland, Michigan this week, and book 846 moved north-east a couple of miles from Chino Hills to Chino, CA.Meanwhile book 1057 was registered locally for the first time.

- Secret Hour Pay the Piper Total
Active Copies 235 203 438
Number of Passes 339 253 592
Passed Twice 61 32 93
Passed Three Times 17 8 25
Passed Four Times 4 1 – Book 810 5
Passed Five Times 1 – Book 446 3 – Book 766, Book 1158, Book 1073 4
Passed Six Times 1 – Book 562 - -
Participating States 17 13 -
Participating Countries 8 6 -

Register, read and pass the book today, & check back next week to see which of our recent passes win prizes in our furthest pass contest.

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