Most Popular 2021 Checkouts

Below is a list of the 2021 top 5 most popular fiction, nonfiction, films, TV shows, children's books, and YA titles based on the number of times they've been checked out from our collection. We told you what our staff loved last year, well, here's what was most popular among your fellow Library patrons. I'm sure you'll notice a few trends – our patrons really love mysteries, intrigue, cookbooks, and Peppa Pig!


  1. The Affair by Danielle Steel (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  2. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  3. The Bounty: a Fox and O'Hare Novel by Janet Evanovich and Steve Hamilton (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  4. The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffiths (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  5. Serpentine: an Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)


  1. Ex Libris by Michiko Kakutani (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  2. The Great British Baking Show: Love to Bake (Library Collection)
  3. Milk Street Cookish: Throw it Together by Christopher Kimball (Library Collection)
  4. Jacques Pépin Quick and Simple: Simply Wonderful Meals with Surprisingly Little Effort by Jacques Pépin (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  5. The Best of America's Test Kitchen (Library Collection)


  1. The Strange Case of Angelica (Library Collection / Kanopy)
  2. The Public (Library Collection)
  3. The Informer (Library Collection / hoopla / Kanopy)
  4. The Marksman (Library Collection)
  5. Promising Young Woman (Library Collection)

TV Series

  1. The Crown, Season 3 (Library Collection)
  2. Killing Eve, Season 3 (Library Collection)
  3. A Discovery of Witches, Season 1 (Library Collection / hoopla)
  4. Better Call Saul, Season 5 (Library Collection)
  5. Finding Your Roots, Season 3 (Library Collection)

Children's Titles

  1. Peppa Pig and the Silly Sniffles (Library Collection)
  2. Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party by James Dean (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  3. Peppa Pig and the Career Day (Library Collection)
  4. Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  5. This is Miles Morales (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)

Young Adult Fiction

  1. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  2. They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  3. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  4. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Library Collection / OverDrive & Libby)
  5. The Girl From the Sea by Molly Knox Ostertag (Library Collection)
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