109,594 Books Read This Summer, and Still Counting . . . Can We Make It to 125,000?

145x110_logoWell folks, it’s official: as of July 31, the 11,009 readers out there participating in The Seattle Public Library Summer Reading Program have reported reading a total of 109,594 books! Wow, we’re well on our way to meeting our goal of 125,000 books read by 12,029 readers of all ages by Aug. 30.

Here’s a breakdown of who is participating, and how much they’ve read:

-77 percent of the participants are children, and they’ve read 98,124 books

-17 percent are adults, and they’ve read 7,925 books

– 6 percent are teens,and they’ve read 3,545 books

But we still need your help to meet the goals of 125,000 books and 12,029 readers! Haven’t signed up to participate yet? Click here to go to the Summer Reading Program’s Facebook page for more info on how to join the fun! And remember to check out the Facebook photo albums of pictures from past Summer Reading Program events. Or better yet, post your own fan photo to let your Facebook friends know that you support The Seattle Public Library and its programs!

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