Public libraries reveal their most borrowed books of 2023

Dec 30, 2023
Dimitris Passas

NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: NPR (by Neda Ulaby).

At the end of every year, public libraries around the country assemble lists of the books most borrowed by readers. From Charleston, S.C. to Cincinnati, Ohio, from New Orleans, La. to Minnetonka, Minn., readers favored buzzy memoirs and novels adapted into TV miniseries.

"We had Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus as our number one checkout," says Emily Pullen. She manages reader services at the New York Public Library, the country's largest public library system, at least in terms of holdings, visitors and circulation.

You can see its most borrowed list here, which includes multiple titles by Colleen Hoover and Emily Henry.

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