Howard County Library

Pass the Book by the Numbers – October 7, 2011

It is time to check in with Pass the Book once again. Four books have been registered since our last review, including two out-of-state registrations in Illinois and Nebraska.Book 1048 has now been registered three times, and book 810 has been registered five times!

662 Ellicott City, MD, USA 2011-08-25
810 Wyoming, IL 61491, USA 2011-09-11
1048 West Point, NE 68788, USA 2011-09-14
880 Clarksville, MD 20777, USA 2011-10-04

Our totals reflect these most recent registrations. We’re only one pass away from our 600th registration.

- Secret Hour Pay the Piper Total
Active Copies 235 203 438
Number of Passes 340 259 599
Passed Twice 62 35 97
Passed Three Times 17 9 26
Passed Four Times 4 - 4
Passed Five Times 1 – Book 446 3 – Book 810, Book 1158, Book 1073 4
Passed Six Times 1 – Book 562 1 – Book 766 2
Participating States 17 13 -
Participating Countries 8 6 -

We’re wrapping up Pass the Book 2011 with an after-hours lock-in at the East Columbia branch on Friday October 14 from 7-9.30pm. Celebrate the end of Pass the Book with games, crafts, and refreshments! Play Rock Band, sing karaoke, and enter for a chance to win door prizes. Register and complete the permission slip today, then take a look at the rest of our Teen Read Week 2011 events. We’ll see you there!

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