Loading
Created by:nicoleofthedurbnicoleofthedurb
{"embedWordpressImage":"[infogram id=\"Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" prefix=\"2Ji\" format=\"image\"]","embedWordpress":"[infogram id=\"Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" prefix=\"jgP\" format=\"interactive\"]","embedImageIframe":"<iframe src=\"//e.infogr.am/Blind-Date-with-a-Book?src=embed&amp;type=image\" width=\"550\" height=\"\" scrolling=\"no\" frameborder=\"0\" style=\"border:none;\"></iframe><div style=\"width:100%;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://infogr.am/Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\">Blind Date with a Book</a> | <a style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\" href=\"https://infogr.am\" target=\"_blank\">Create infographics</a></div>","embedImageResponsive":"<script id=\"infogramimg_0_Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" src=\"//e.infogr.am/js/embed.js?8sZ\" type=\"text/javascript\"></script><div style=\"width:100%;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://infogr.am/Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\">Blind Date with a Book</a> | <a style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\" href=\"https://infogr.am\" target=\"_blank\">Create infographics</a></div>","embedIframe":"<iframe src=\"//e.infogr.am/Blind-Date-with-a-Book?src=embed\" width=\"550\" height=\"\" scrolling=\"no\" frameborder=\"0\" style=\"border:none;\"></iframe><div style=\"width:100%;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://infogr.am/Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\">Blind Date with a Book</a> | <a style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\" href=\"https://infogr.am\" target=\"_blank\">Create infographics</a></div>","embed":"<script id=\"infogram_0_Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" src=\"//e.infogr.am/js/embed.js?RgL\" type=\"text/javascript\"></script><div style=\"width:100%;border-top:1px solid #acacac;padding-top:3px;font-family:Arial;font-size:10px;text-align:center;\"><a target=\"_blank\" href=\"https://infogr.am/Blind-Date-with-a-Book\" style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\">Blind Date with a Book</a> | <a style=\"color:#acacac;text-decoration:none;\" href=\"https://infogr.am\" target=\"_blank\">Create infographics</a></div>","theme":{"colors":["#ffd200","#cc3635","#286b7b","#f2b036","#b02c20","#307d99","#f28a35","#852b33","#41a3c6","#ea594e","#60284f","#53cae8","#ffe670","#da6f6e","#4c7b86","#ffca68","#ba5c53","#498ca4","#ffa760","#844a4f","#5aacc9","#ff9088","#6f4a64","#8cd7ea"],"logoImages":[],"color":{"bg":"#ffffff","text":"#000000","chart":{"bg":"transparent","text":"#767676"},"element":{"bg":"transparent","text":"#000000"}},"colorPresets":[],"localFonts":[],"font":{"common":{"textAlign":"initial","fontSize":"16","fontStyle":"normal","fontWeight":"400","fontFamily":"PT Sans Narrow"},"label":{"fontWeight":400,"fontSize":16}},"fontPresets":[],"version":1,"customhtml":"","chartOptions":{"common":{"tooltipOptions":{"containerStyle":{"fill":"#464646","stroke":"#464646"},"valueFontStyle":{"fill":"#fff","font-size":16,"text-anchor":"start","font-family":"PT Sans Narrow"},"nameFontStyle":{"fill":"#ffffff","font-size":16,"font-weight":700,"text-anchor":"start","font-family":"PT Sans Narrow"}},"_buttonTextOptions":{"fill":"#5a5a5a","font-weight":400,"font-size":16,"font-family":"PT Sans Narrow"},"_gridOptions":{"fontStyle":{},"marginLineStyle":{"stroke":"transparent","stroke-width":0}},"backgroundStyle":{"stroke-width":0,"stroke-opacity":0},"legendOptions":{"font-family":"PT Sans Narrow","font-size":16}},"map":{"canvasFill":"transparent","countryFill":"#e1e1e1","countryyStroke":"#e1e1e1","showLegend":false},"table":{"backgroundStyle":{"stroke-width":0,"stroke-opacity":0,"fill":"transparent"},"cellTextWrapperOptions":{"text":{"labelFontStyle":{"font-family":"PT Sans Narrow","font-weight":700,"font-size":16,"fill":"#444444"}}},"headerTextWrapperOptions":{"text":{"labelFontStyle":{"font-family":"PT Sans Narrow","font-weight":700,"font-size":16,"fill":"#444444"}}},"fill":"307d99"},"waterfall":{"colors":"206b79 ffd145 d13439"},"candle":{"blankfill":"url(//jifo.co/i/templates/29/chart-background.png)"},"progress":{"backgroundInactive":{"fill":"#e1e1e1"}},"pictobar":{"shapeStyleEmpty":{"fill":"#e1e1e1"},"fill":"cc3635"}},"spacing":20,"logocolor":"d51a1a","padding":20,"top":0,"css":"/*igc-textual:start*/\n\n.igc-textual-figure {\n font-size: 45px;\n}\n\n/*igc-textual:end*/\n\n/*igc-sheets:start*/\n\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet .igc-sheet-ico,\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet:hover .igc-sheet-ico {\n border-color: #7d7d7d;\n}\n\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet .igc-sheet-label,\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet:hover .igc-sheet-label,\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet.active .igc-sheet-label {\n color: #7d7d7d;\n}\n\n.igc-sheet .igc-sheet-ico,\n.igc-sheet.active .igc-sheet-ico {\n background: transparent;\n}\n\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet.active .igc-sheet-ico::after,\n.igc-sheets .igc-sheet:hover .igc-sheet-ico::after {\n height: 14px;\n width: 14px;\n left: 2px;\n top: 2px;\n background: #7d7d7d;\n}\n\n/*igc-sheets:end*/\n\n/*igc-table:start*/\n\n/*igc-table:end*/\n\n.igc-table .igc-table-cell {\n color: #444444;\n font-size: 16pt;\n font-family: PT Sans Narrow;\n font-weight: 700;\n}\n\n.igc-table .igc-table-header {\n color: #444444;\n font-size: 16pt;\n font-family: PT Sans Narrow;\n font-weight: 700;\n}\n\n#overlay {\n background: white;\n}\n\n.headline {\n font-family: PT Sans;\n font-weight: 700;\n font-size: 48px;\n line-height: 60px;\n color: #000000;\n}\n\n.chart-title {\n font-family: PT Sans;\n font-weight: 700;\n border-bottom: 2px solid #313131;\n font-size: 36px;\n color: #313131;\n}\n\ndiv.quoted {\n margin-right: 20px;\n margin-left: 20px;\n}\n\ndiv.body-text {\n margin-right: 20px;\n margin-left: 20px;\n}\n\ndiv.picture {\n margin-right: 20px;\n margin-left: 20px;\n}\n\ndiv.video {\n margin-right: 20px;\n margin-left: 20px;\n}\n\n.chart {\n margin-left: 20px;\n margin-right: 20px;\n}\n\n.chart > .inner {\n padding-left: 20px;\n padding-right: 20px;\n}\n\n.bodytext {\n font-family: PT Sans;\n font-weight: 400;\n text-align: justify;\n color: #494949;\n font-size: 16px;\n}\n\n.quote {\n padding-top: 50px;\n background: url(/i/templates/29/quote.png) 50% 0% no-repeat;\n font-family: PT Sans;\n font-weight: 700;\n font-size: 30px;\n color: #313131;\n padding-bottom: 15px;\n border-bottom: 1px solid #000;\n}\n\n.quotetitle {\n font-weight: 400;\n}\n\n#source {\n color: #4e4e4e;\n top: 0!important;\n}\n\n#madewith a,\n#madewith a:link,\n#madewith a:hover,\n#madewith a:visited,\n#madewith a:active {\n color: #4e4e4e !important;\n}\n\n#madewith.active a:hover,\n.headline.active:hover {\n color: #cc3635 !important;\n}\n\n.titlepopup1,\n.titlepopup2 {\n border-color: #cc3635;\n}\n\n.headline a {\n color: #cc3535;\n}\n\n.shrink .chart > .inner {\n padding-left: 10px;\n padding-right: 10px;\n}\n\n.shrink .chart {\n margin-left: 0;\n margin-right: 0;\n}","fonts":"PT+Sans:400,700;PT+Sans+Narrow","width":550,"public":1,"thumb":"/i/templates/S/infogram.png","order":3,"picture":"/i/templates/L/infogram.png","usergroup":"","author":"Infogr.am","title":"infogr.am default","_id":29},"elements":[{"shrink":null,"title":null,"content_type":"","text":"Blind Date with a Book","picture":null,"particle_type":"maintitle","object_id":"04e97466-eab2-11e4-a037-7b5f270fdca9","particle_id":16173031,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/nicoleofthedurbervilles1362524720.jpg","particle_type":"image","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362524720","particle_id":686495,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"For the second February in a row, librarians at the Whittier Public Library pulled 200 books off of the library shelves, 100 fiction and 100 non-fiction. All of these titles were favorably reviewed at some point in a professional journal (nothing but the best for our readers). 195 of these books went out on a date and 68 of you recorded the results. This year, we tried something a little different and gave you a clue as to the genre.  We found that the overall approval ratings went up when you have some inkling as to what you're getting yourself into.  Here are the results!","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362525599","particle_id":686568,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"First Impressions:","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytitle","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362525355","particle_id":686544,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528028.jpg","particle_type":"image","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528028","particle_id":684138,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Most of you were pretty good sports and were \"intrigued\" by the selection with which you wound up. A few of you were reading outside of your comfort zones and had less than favorable responses to the titles. And of course, there were the hopeless romantics who fell in love with their books at first sight. ","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362525677","particle_id":686583,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":0,"dimensions":[],"colors":["#ffd200","#cc3635","#286b7b","#f2b036","#852b33","#41a3c6","#ea594e","#60284f","#53cae8","#ffe670","#da6f6e","#4c7b86","#ffca68","#ba5c53","#498ca4","#ffa760","#844a4f","#5aacc9","#ff9088","#6f4a64","#8cd7ea"],"custom":{"showInLineValues":false},"data":[[[null,"2014"],["Ewwwww (8)","1"],["So-So (21)","21"],["Intrigued (31)","39"],["Took My Breath Away (2)"],["Love at First Sight (2)","4"],["No Answer (4)","3"]]],"chart_type_nr":2,"chart_type":"Pie","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles_1362524964","chart_id":1059848,"type":"chart"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"The Big Date ","picture":null,"particle_type":"maintitle","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362525407","particle_id":686555,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528117.jpg","particle_type":"image","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528117","particle_id":686344,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Some of you were pleasantly surprised, some of you fell in love with a new author, and a few of you just never did warm up to your date.","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362525975","particle_id":686620,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":0,"dimensions":[],"colors":[],"custom":{},"data":[[[null,"2014"],["5 Hearts","13"],["4.5 Hearts","1"],["4 Hearts","29"],["3 Hearts","16"],["2.5 Hearts"],["2 Hearts","5"],["1.5 Hearts"],["1 Heart","2"],[".5 Heart"],["Penciled in a Heart with a 0"],["No Answer Given","2"]]],"chart_type_nr":1,"chart_type":"Bar","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles_1362527354","chart_id":1060088,"type":"chart"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"A Second Date?","picture":null,"particle_type":"maintitle","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528281","particle_id":686730,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528801.jpg","particle_type":"image","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528801","particle_id":686748,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"We asked you how likely you would be try this type of a book again. Your answers ranged from \"Absolutely\" (with a gushing book report on the back of the sheet) to \"No Way\" (circled in pen multiple times followed by vehement underlining). The majority of you were noncommittal, or shall we say open-minded, and gave a cagier answer of \"probably\" or \"maybe.\" Here&#39;s the breakdown:","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362528306","particle_id":686735,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":2,"dimensions":[],"colors":[],"custom":{"height":"403","showInLineValues":false},"data":[[[],["Absolutely","25"],["Probably","20"],["Maybe","13"],["Not Very","8"],["No Way","0"],["No Answer Given","2"]]],"chart_type_nr":2,"chart_type":"Pie","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles_1362528469","chart_id":1060207,"type":"chart"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Judging a Book by its Cover","picture":null,"particle_type":"maintitle","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362529391","particle_id":686781,"type":"particle"},{"picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/nicoleofthedurbervilles1362530177.jpeg","particle_type":"image","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362530177","particle_id":686792,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Some of you ripped open your brown-paper-covered book only to find yourselves less-than-impressed. Like all of us do at some point or another, you fell prey to that age-old cliche of judging a book by its cover. Luckily, there was only one \"Total Disaster\" this year.","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362529414","particle_id":686674,"type":"particle"},{"modifier":0,"dimensions":[],"colors":[],"custom":{},"data":[[["11% ","of you received a book that you rated either &quot;ewwwww&quot; or &quot;so-so&quot; but then later admitted that the book ended up being better than you expected. ","profilePath",""]]],"chart_type_nr":23,"chart_type":"Textual","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles_1362596586","chart_id":1069338,"type":"chart"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"Blind Dates Revealed","picture":null,"particle_type":"maintitle","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362595696","particle_id":691665,"type":"particle"},{"shrink":null,"title":"","content_type":"","text":"You know you're curious. \"Who\" were all these books? Since we librarians are really nothing more than shameless book-pushers whose main goal in life is to entice you to read widely and voraciously, here's a list of the other fish in the sea. Maybe someone's disastrous date is your true love! Or maybe you were so enthralled by your first date, you want to see who else is out there waiting. Well, you know where to go for all of your matchmaking needs!  Check out 2014's Blind Date books on our Pinterest Board: http://www.pinterest.com/whittierpl/blind-date-with-a-book-2014/","picture":null,"particle_type":"bodytext","object_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles1362595719","particle_id":691670,"type":"particle"}],"properties":{"embed_button":"enabled","custom_logo":"none","title_link":"infogram","whitelabel":false,"export_settings":{"showGrid":true,"showValues":true},"rtl":false,"transparent":false,"social":"pinterest"},"copyright":"","width":550,"embedImageUrl":"https://infogram.io/p/cb0af47a07d5dd4021cb160b23fb23df.png","thumb":"https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-thumbs-200/nicoleofthedurbervilles_1362523839.jpg","publicAccess":true,"public":true,"tags":"","pubtitle":"Blind Date with a Book","title":"Blind Date with a Book","path":"Blind-Date-with-a-Book","user_id":246469,"theme_id":29,"block_id":"nicoleofthedurbervilles_1362523839","id":708194}