What Are the Most Checked-Out Library Books of All Time?

What Are the Most Checked-Out Library Books of All Time?

What Are the Most Checked-Out Library Books of All Time?

 

Ever wonder which books get checked out the most at your local library?

Well, the New York Public Library system recently wondered just that, crunching the numbers on their own circulation data to compile a list of the 10 most checked-out tomes in their 125-year history:

  1. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats: 485,583 checkouts
  2. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss: 469,650 checkouts
  3. 1984 by George Orwell: 441,770 checkouts
  4. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak: 436,016 checkouts
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: 422,912 checkouts
  6. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White: 337,948 checkouts
  7. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: 316,404 checkouts
  8. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie: 284,524 checkouts
  9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling: 231,022 checkouts
  10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle: 189,550 checkouts

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