Monday, December 28, 2015

St. Joseph Public Library Sept-Oct-Nov 2015 Stats

We are late, but still want to play!  Here are the September, October and November 2015 stats for the St. Joseph Public Library.

SJPLReads Stats:
September 2015:
Number of Staff Reading:  6
Number of Books Read:  16
Number of Pages Read:  5,074

October 2015:
Number of Staff Reading: 1
Number of Books Read: 6
Number of Pages Read: 1,932

November 2015:
Number of Staff Reading: 4
Number of Books Read: 21
Number of Pages Read: 6,312

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

STLCC "Reading the Dream" November totals

The STLCC Reading the Dream Team read 24 books in November, 7460 pages. We had 12 participants.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

River Readers November Stats

Total Books Read: 145
Total Pages Read: 44,463
Total participants: 26
Average pages/book: 307

Saturday, December 5, 2015

BPL Totals - November 2015

Don't worry, y'all, we're taking good care of the trophy here.

November totals:
6 readers
30 books
7827 pages

 Happy Hanukkah!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MRRL River Readers October Books

Total Books Read: 123
Total Pages Read: 40,347
Total participants: 23
Average pages/book: 328

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

SCC Library Reads October 2015 Totals

Total participants: 6

Total books: 17

Total pages read: 5,798

Missouri State Library October Stats

Books read:  21

Pages read:  7478

Participants:  6

SLPL September and October Totals

We were so busy mourning the loss of our trophy to BPL that we completely forgot to post September's totals.

Bloggers: 9
Books: 117
Pages: 33,135

Bloggers: 8
Books: 62
Pages: 18,215

Monday, November 2, 2015

SCCCLD Oct. Stats!!

Well, I guess the "Back to the Future II" movie was wrong....

But, we are still going strong!!!

69 Books
23,101 Pages
13 Readers

UCPL October totals

We are so glad we got Muggle candy this Halloween
7 bloggers
60 books
19,178 pages

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Brentwood Public Library - October 2015 Totals

We are so excited to be the champions! Here is our happy team with our trophy, here to prove that little libraries can win the challenge:

And our totals for October:
6 readers!
50 books!
13,147 pages!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Logan University's September Stats

Except there isn't really a good excuse for why this is posted so late...

3 readers
13 books
4,340 pages

Friday, October 16, 2015

And you thought you were late...

St. Louis Community College finally posts September numbers!

11 team members
28 books 
10,335 pages

SCCCLD's Sept Stats!

St. Charles City-County Library District is Coming for Ya!!

53 Books
16,841 Pages
8 Readers

and....Winter is Coming!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

MRRL River Readers September Stats

Total Books Read: 130
Total Pages Read: 39,398
Total participants: 23
Average pages/book: 305

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

We have a WINNER!


The scores this year were the closest than ever before.  Here are our top 10 finishers:
St. Louis Public              
Missouri State Library           
University City Public Library        
River Readers (Missouri River Regional)
Jefferson County Library         
Little Dixie
St. Louis Community College       
St. Charles Community College      
Fontbonne University

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Brentwood Public Library - September 2015 Totals

4 Readers
20 Books
6376 Pages

We have recruited another staff member to our team and here's how we feel about the new season beginning!

Friday, October 2, 2015

SCC Library Reads September 2015 Totals

We're excited for the new challenge year!

Total participants: 5

Total books: 18

Total pages read: 4,915

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Hey Kansas - you want a piece of this?

The only thing that beats a statewide reading contest is a Bi-State reading contest.  Are there any competitive Kansas librarians out there who want to join us?  We would love to have you.  Take a look here for more information.  Ask questions via email to  We are happy to change this to the MO/KAN Book Challenge if you give us a reason.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015



786 Books Read
263,240 Pages!
Avg. 10 Readers a Month

* Not Bad, but I KNOW we can do better!

So, Let's just say we lost this season and call it even, okay?

However, we are regrouping and gaining speed!!  

Expect to hear more from us in the 2015-2016 Reading Season!! You have been Warned!!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

STLCC Finally Posts Their August Numbers

STLCC had:

11 people reading 
29 books, for a total of...
9427 pages

End of year totals will be here by the end of the week!

Monday, September 14, 2015

SCC Library Reads {Belated} December 2014 Totals

During the process of tallying up our results I realized we never posted stats for December 2014! It was a GOOD month for us, so here you go:

Total participants: 8

Total books: 34

Total pages read: 11,727

River Readers August Stats

Total Books Read: 105
Total Pages Read: 34,633
Total participants: 18
Average pages/book: 330

Thursday, September 10, 2015

JCL Reads Totals for August

JCL Reads Totals for August -
Jefferson County Library

77 Books
13 Readers
23,971 Pages

End of season scoring

Each and every team has shown "mad skillz" in the competitive reading world but it is time to determine who takes home the awesome trophy for the year.  Team captains are asked to fill out the scoring form by September 23, 2015 so we can do some calculations and determine our winner.

Thanks to all for another highly competitive year!

SJPLReads May - August 2015 Stats

We are playing catch-up.  Here are the May, June, July and August stats for the St. Joseph Public Library!

May 2015
# of Readers:  3
# of Books:  11
# of Pages Read:  3,937

June 2015
# of Readers:  4
# of Books: 20
# of Pages Read:  6,664

July 2015
# of Readers: 5
# of Books:  11
# of Pages Read:  4,042

August 2015
# of Readers: 3
# of Books: 18
# of Pages Read: 5,032

Monday, September 7, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015


Welcome to our 2015-2016 season!

This year our wildcard categories will be:
1. Books that have been translated from a foreign language (English from the UK or Australia won't count)
2. Books about medicine or disease - fiction and non-fiction
3. Team members that were NOT born in Missouri

Scoring will commence soon so we can determine who will hold the fabulous trophy for the upcoming year!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

SCC Library Reads August 2015 Totals

We can't believe it's already September! Here are our August totals:

Total participants: 6

Total books: 26

Total pages read: 7,519

Monday, August 31, 2015

Fontbonne Totals July & August

July - 5 books / 1442 pages / 2 readers
August - 2 books / 532 pages / 1 reader 

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

River Readers July Stats

Total Books Read: 89
Total Pages Read: 26,925
Total participants: 18
Average pages/book: 303

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

STLCC's Late Reporting for July

School has started and with the rush I totally forgot to post our numbers.  Here they are.  Finally.  Oops!

11 people
49 books
13,910 pages

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

MRRL River Readers June Stats

We are slowly getting caught up from the website snafu of 2015. Here are MRRL River Readers' June Stats

Total Books Read: 97
Total Pages Read: 32,892
Total participants: 20
Average pages/book: 339

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

SCC Library Reads July 2015 Totals

Things tapered off a bit for July, but that back-to-school enthusiasm will undoubtedly get us back to the books ;)

Total participants: 6

Total books: 24

Total pages read: 7,404

Monday, August 10, 2015

UCPL July totals!

7 readers
34 books
10,817 pages

MRRL River Readers

So our website was down for months and months (and months) and we were unable to post reviews (thank goodness for Goodreads!). We are slowly getting caught up. Here are April and May totals with June soon to follow. 

Total Books Read: 121
Total Pages Read: 37,322
Total participants: 22
Average pages/book: 308

Total Books Read: 103
Total Pages Read: 31,253
Total participants: 21
Average pages/book: 303