Most popular library materials in 2022


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In 2022, NCW Libraries’ print and digital materials circulated 1.2 million times. Here are the most popular titles checked out across the region:

Physical Materials

Fiction: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Non-Fiction: Atomic Habits by James Clear

Memoir/Biography: Educated by Tara Westover

DVD: Dune

Book Club Kit: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Digital Materials

eBook on Libby: The Judge’s List by John Grisham

eAudio on Libby: 21st Birthday by James Patterson

eBook on Hoopla: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

eAudio on Hoopla: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Title on Kanopy: Alone Season 4, History Channel

“As pandemic restrictions were lifted in early 2022, our staff were thrilled to welcome our communities back into our library spaces, guiding people of all ages through a rediscovery of library services, resources, and programs,” said Barbara Walters.

In 2022, NCW Libraries welcomed 26,827 attendees at library programs, up from

10,760 in 2021. NCW Libraries serves 5 counties in North Central Washington through 30 library locations, 2 community bookmobiles, the Mail Order Library, and www.ncwlibraries.org.

 

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