Tags » National Book Count

Canadians buy, borrow 3.4 million books a week, count finds

More than 3.4 million books are bought at book stores and borrowed at libraries during a typical January week in Canada, the second annual National Book Count found. 141 more words

Books

Some New Canadian Book, eBook, and Library Statistics Available in New National Book Count

From the National Post:

The results of the second annual National Book Count were released on Thursday. For the second year in a row, book sales and libraries loans were tracked by a partnership of booksellers and library systems and combined by the National Reading Campaign, a group of “readers, parents, writers, editors, librarians, bookstore owners, teachers, publishers and distributors” established in 2008 to study the reading habits of Canadians.

113 more words
Libraries And Librarians

National Book Count suggests Canada Reads

By the time you read this sentence, 25 books will have been sold or circulated in Canada.

The results of the second annual National Book Count were released on Thursday. 280 more words

Afterword

National Book Count numbers are in: Canadians purchase/borrow 2.7 million books

If we learn anything from the inaugural National Book Count, it’s that we’re a country of voracious readers: according to their numbers Canadians bought or borrowed 2,714, 946 books between January 10 and 16. 317 more words

Afterword