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Batch #2
* fiction - 34 fiction (total of 51)
* non-fiction - 15 (total of 26)
* kids' - (total of 2)
* other - 4

Running total: 83

 

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The BCinDC group is once again hosting a table at the Gaithersburg, MD book festival where we are going to be giving away registered books. You can get more details from our Yahoo! Group mailing list. Feel free to stop by the table and say hello to the crew, bring books, take books, and otherwise hang out.

Saturday, May 18th, Gaithersburg, MD town hall festival grounds at Summit Avenue.

http://www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org/

6of8 510
Authorauthor 108
Firegirl 252
Ixion 18
KateKintail 618
Melydia 205
ResQGeek 383
SqnutZips 18
SqueakyChu 156

This is considered the 'official' count for 2019 = 2,268

This is a record and the first time we've broken 2,000. Folks, don't worry - we have plenty of books! Feel free to keep registering, but don't feel pressure to do so. Look at the table above - the person bringing the least is the coordinator (Me!) and I feel no guilt about that. :)

 

44 fiction books leftover from Kensington

 

Kids' = 75
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Running total = 75 books

 

wingSqueakyChuwing 7 mos ago
Batch #2
Added 15 nonfiction
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Running total = 90 books as follows:
Kids' = 75
nonfiction = 15

 

First box - 60 kids' books

 

Box 2 - 69 paperbacks

Running total - 60 + 69 = 129

 

Box 3 - 92 Kids' books

running total: 60 + 69 + 92 = 221

 

Box #4 - 70 paperbacks

running total: 60 + 69 + 92 + 70 = 291

 

Batch #5 - 6 misc. hardcover, 23 spanish and/or bilingual

running total: 60 + 69 + 92 + 70 + 6 + 23 = 320

 

Final box - 63 paperbacks

running total: 60 + 69 + 92 + 70 + 6 + 23 + 63 = 383

 

I brought one (1) book home from the festival, so my net total contribution to the day is 382 books.

 

First bag:
* 17 fiction
* 11 non-fiction
* 2 kids'

Running total: 30

 

wingSqueakyChuwing 7 mos ago
Batch #3
Added 66 fiction
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Running total = 156 books as follows:
Fiction = 66
Kids' = 75
nonfiction = 15

 

Pre-released

fiction=3
non-fiction=4

total=7

 

wing6of8wing 7 mos ago
Group #2
8 nonfiction
17 fiction
25 kids/ya
Total = 50
Running total for me = 95

 

wing6of8wing 7 mos ago
Group #3
11 fiction
5 non fiction
18 kids/ya
34 total
Running total = 129

 

160 fiction books
23 non-fiction books
32 kids books
=205 books total

 

Batch #2
* fiction - 34 fiction (total of 51)
* non-fiction - 15 (total of 26)
* kids' - (total of 2)
* other - 4

Running total: 83

 

wing6of8wing 7 mos ago
Group #4
25 fiction
45 nonfiction
15 kids/ya
8 other
Total 93
Running total 298

 

wing6of8wing 6 mos ago
Group #5
24 nonfiction
4 fiction
52 kids/ya
Total 80
Running total 378

 

I'm counting books as I fill and close boxes. So far, I'm at:

Fiction 40
Fiction 53
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Running total: 93

I have another almost full box of nonfiction and then I have maybe 3 boxes and 2 bags full of fiction & kids books still to register and release. I should be somewhere between 500 and 600 this year. I'm keeping a spreadsheet and will update here daily.

 

I'm counting books as I fill and close boxes. So far, I'm at:

Fiction 40
Fiction 53
-------------
Running total: 93

I have another almost full box of nonfiction and then I have maybe 3 boxes and 2 bags full of fiction & kids books still to register and release. I should be somewhere between 500 and 600 this year. I'm keeping a spreadsheet and will update here daily.


Take a deep breath! Part of the reason I have so many already (and more to come) was to take some of the burden off of you where you are so busy. (I can't take the credit, it was Melydia's idea.)

 

Yeah, but I need these out of my house. They're taking up so much space and I'm drowning and I need them gone!

 

pre-released

4-non-fiction
7-fiction=
11-total

running total=18

 

wingSqueakyChuwing 6 mos ago
Yikes!
What a great book count so far!

 

wingKateKintailwing 6 mos ago
More
I forgot to pick up the poetry & miscellaneous books at work, so that means I only have one more giant box of children's books left to register & release this week. I FINALLY cleared out the books RubyLadyBug left with me YEARS ago. And I'm including a bunch from MaryZee and Six's mom. Feels good getting these out of my house! But I'm keeping some for wild releasing.

Nonfiction 59
Fiction 70
Teen/YA 23
Kids 120 (2 are board books)

Running total: 365

More to come tomorrow!

 

Fiction 20
Nonfiction 6
Kids/YA 2

total 28

 

Batch #3
* fiction - 36 fiction (total of 87)
* non-fiction - 6 (total of 32)
* kids' - 12 (total of 14)
* other - 23 (total of 27)

Running total: 160

 

wing6of8wing 6 mos ago
Group #6
34 fiction
32 nonfiction
43 kids/ya
3 other
Today's total 112
Running total 490

 

I still have half a bin of kids books left to do tonight/tomorrow! But I must stop for the day to work out :-)

Kids 115 (15 of these are board books)
Teens/YA 6

Running total: 486

 

Batch #4
* fiction - 2 fiction (total of 89)
* non-fiction - (total of 32)
* kids' - 88 (total of 102)
* other - 2 (total of 29)

Running total: 252

I still have a ton to do that were donated today. No idea how I'm going to get them all done in time!

 

So far I have 57 kids' books and 9 for adults, but I should have more tomorrow.

Wish I had time to register everything I've got! I could bring a lot more.

 

wingSpatialwing 6 mos ago
A few...
Nonfiction/Poetry - 12
Fiction - 30
Kids/YA - 8
Total = 50

 

Batch #5
* fiction - 2 fiction (total of 91)
* non-fiction 47 - (total of 79)
* kids' - 6 (total of 108)
* other - (total of 29)

Running total: 307

 

Finished the bin today!

Kids: 132 (47 boardbooks)

Final total for me: 618

 

Fiction 15
Nonfiction 5
total 20
Running total 510

 

although I have no further compulsion to do so. At this time, I see that there are 2,154 books registered for release tomorrow (based on the Go Hunting page, not on the numbers added on this page) . Whoa!!

 

Earlier I reported 57 for kids & teens and 9 for adults, for a total of 66.

Now I have 73 for kids and 35 for adults.

So my final count (unless I add more) now stands at 108.

 

Batch #6
* fiction - (total of 91)
* non-fiction 2 - (total of 81)
* kids' - 17 (total of 125)
* other - (total of 29)

Running total: 326


I still have several bags of kids' books in my car; maybe I'll be able to sneak in a few more before I head over in the morning.

 

wingSpatialwing 6 mos ago
-50
Sorry couldn’t make it today. 😢

Have fun!

 

wing6of8wing 6 mos ago
RE: -50
We missed you and hope you feel better. Nialla808 stopped by and asked for you.

 

wingSpatialwing 6 mos ago
RE: RE: -50
We missed you and hope you feel better. Nialla808 stopped by and asked for you.


Thanks guys! Missed seeing you all too!
Hopefully she’ll be able to attend future events!
I’m planning on attending the June meeting as long as I’m in town. See you there!

 

https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15487955/

*LOVE* the hashtag: #forbecky !

 

https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15438472/

It was great to meet another BookCrosser today...and she took one of my books home, too!

 

 

*LOVE* the hashtag: #forbecky !


Yes. Very nice.

 

These totaled 15 books. I'll probably release them in my Little Free Library, although I did not bring them home specifically for that reason.

 

I brought home 16 such books. I will be likely add them to some local LFLs.

 

Total = 27

These were books I selected from the tables before the end of the festival for a specific purpose. My journal entries will detail the reason(s). .

 

I updated the book counts with the comments - sorry I couldn't stay all day but exhausted after a week of work travel - which always has me working more hours than a normal day. :(

I'll send a note to the organizers that several people had trouble accessing Summit Avenue despite the fact that everyone had the Orange Pass! What's the point of the pass if the traffic cops aren't reading them and letting folks through?!

 

1. Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15281445
New member in Rockville. This book was caught and returned to my neighborhood.

2. The Wonder Spot
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15355729
New member in Gaithersburg

 

I brought home 47 books.

I got also two catches the same day:
1. With Fate Conspire - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15394726
2. The Seduction of Peter S. - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15425632

 

I sent a thank you message to Jud Ashman, founder of the Gaithersburg Book Festival AND mayor of Gaithersburg),to say thank you. He replied to my private message with a lovely message of his own saying that he should be the one thanking US for sticking with them for all these years and that he is grate ful. It is SO nice to be appreciated.

https://www.facebook.com/GburgBookFest/
Feel free to add your own thanks if you feel the desire to do so.

 

 

wing6of8wing 2 mos ago
Got a Catch
Got some of the dinosaur Q&A wrong, apparently, but it's a catch
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15507312

 

I also got a catch from the same new member: https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15128666

 

Flying Dragons: Ancient Reptiles that Ruled the World https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15103856

 

wing6of8wing 4 wks ago
Latest catch
Just got a catch on a children's book from this year's festival.
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15502819

 

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