Howard County Library

Pass the Book by the Numbers – August 19, 2011

As we get closer to wrapping up our second year of Pass the Book, we are closing in on a total of 600 passes. Three books were registered this week:

730 Highland, MD 20777, USA 2011-08-12 00:04:11
766 Forest, VA, USA 2011-08-15 00:41:21
311 Woodstock, MD, USA 2011-08-17 19:32:14

Book 766 traveled back to Virginia from Michigan this week, entering a fourth state and becoming one of our most widely-traveled books.Book 730 was registered for the second time, showing up in Highland MD, and book 311 reappeared after being dormant for almost two years, making the short hop from Marriotsville to Woodstock. We need 5 more books to be passed and registered to log 600 total passes.

- Secret Hour Pay the Piper Total
Active Copies 235 203 438
Number of Passes 340 255 595
Passed Twice 62 33 95
Passed Three Times 17 8 25
Passed Four Times 4 1 – Book 810 5
Passed Five Times 1 – Book 446 2 – Book 1158, Book 1073 4
Passed Six Times 1 – Book 562 1 – Book 766 2
Participating States 17 13 -
Participating Countries 8 6 -

Help us pass this milestone. Register, read and pass the book today!

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