Friday, January 06, 2012
Top Five Faves from the BPL in 2011
In wrapping up the year, we looked at the number of items circulating from the library in 2011. Our patrons have checked out 1,380,991 titles. When we look closely at what’s checked out, we found our patrons' most popular picks on the following Top Five list of DVDs, Adult Fiction, and Juvenile Books.
Diary Of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (totally entertaining for adults and kids, too)
The Adjustment Bureau
Adult Fiction Books
10th Anniversary by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
The Help by Kathryn Stockett (this title was a first novel and breakout success)
I'll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark
The Sixth Man by David Baldacci
Now You See Her by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Junie B., First Grader (At Last!) by Barbara Park
The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss (a perennial favorite)
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
By Tressa at January 06, 2012
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