DFPL Wrapped: Our Most Checked-Out Teen 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 203 of our teen materials 323 times. 

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

  1. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  2. Crying Laughing by Lance Rubin
  3. All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney
  4. Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir by John Gunter
  5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  6. The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  7. Pretenders by Lisi Harrison
  8. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
  9. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
  10. Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
  11. Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
  12. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
  13. Diary of a Wimpy KidThe Long Haul by Jeff Kinney
  14. Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
  15. Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
  16. Smile by Raina Telgemeier
  17. Alex Rider: Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz
  18. The Hunger Games: by Susanne Collins
  19. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
  20. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman