Howard County Library

Pass the Book by the Numbers – January 2012

As Pass the Book enters 2012, we’ve seen some fresh activity. Three books were registered locally over the holidays:

1131 Mt Airy, MD 21771, USA 2011-12-20
29 Columbia, MD, USA 2011-12-22
29 Rockville, MD, USA 2011-12-22

Both book 1131 and book 29 were registered for the third time. Here are our revised totals:

- Secret Hour Pay the Piper Total
Active Copies 235 206 439
Number of Passes 342 265 607
Passed Twice 62 35 97
Passed Three Times 18 10 28
Passed Four Times 4 - 4
Passed Five Times 1 – Book 446 2 – Book 810, Book 1073 3
Passed Six Times 1 – Book 562 1 – Book 766 2
Passed Seven Times - 1 – Book 1158 1
Participating States 18 13 -
Participating Countries 8 7 -

Copies of Pay the Piper have now found homes in seven countries: Australia, China, India, Japan, the Philippines, South Africa and the United States.

Continue to read, register and pass the book when you find our specially-marked copies of The Secret Hour and Pay the Piper!

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