DFPL Wrapped: Our Most Checked-Out Children’s Books of 2020

Have you ever wondered how many items we check out to kids in a year? Well, wonder no more! 2020’s almost over (whew!) so we’ve put together the stats on our circulation since January 1st.

Across the whole library, we’ve checked out our items a whopping 19,178 times this year. Each item was checked out an average of 2.991 times. We checked out 3,578 of our children’s materials 6,238 times. 

What were our top most-checked-out items, you ask? Well…

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
  2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney
  4. Minecraft Redstone Handbook by Scholastic Publications
  5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
  6. Diary of a Wimpy KidThe Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
  7. Dog Man: Dog Man and Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey
  8. Minecraft Combat Handbook by Scholastic Publications
  9. Dog Man: Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey
  10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down by Jeff Kinney
  11. The Pokémon Visual Companion
  12. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  13. A Big Guy Took My Ball! by Mo Willems
  14. Babymouse: Bad Babysitter by Jennifer L. Holm
  15. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
  16. The Cool Bean by Jory John
  17. The Itchy Book! by Mo Willems
  18. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by Dav Pilkey
  19. Click, Clack, Quack to School! by Dorothy Cronin
  20. The Baby-Sitter’s Club: Dawn and the Impossible Three (Graphic Novel) by Gale Galligan and Ann M. Martin