Top 10 Checkouts of 2022
Here are the 10 most-borrowed books from our branches in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island!
Whatever you're interested in reading or finding out, you can find millions of books, e-books, and audiobooks in our collections, titles in a wide array of world languages, and a large number of books in accessible formats, including talking books (DB), braille (BR), large print (LGPT), and through Bookshare (BK). There are lots of ways to discover new reads for the new year at NYPL! Get a library card, download our free e-reader app, or simply search the catalog to get started. Plus, if you're looking for ideas for what to read, check out our Best Books of 2022!
1. The Midnight Library: A Novel
2. Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel
3. The Lincoln Highway: A Novel
4. Malibu Rising: A Novel
5. People We Meet on Vacation: A Novel
6. This Time Tomorrow: A Novel
7. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel
8. Book Lovers
10. It Ends with Us: A Novel
Our expert librarians and staff have chosen the best books of the year for kids, teens, and adults, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and books for kids in Spanish!
For our 125th anniversary in 2020, we took a look at the books that have been checked out most in the 125-year history of the Library.
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