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