While numbers don’t tell the whole story, they do illustrate how many people benefit from Bucks County’s libraries! Here’s a snapshot of how you turned to Bucks County’s libraries in 2021.
Most Popular Adult Fiction
- The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
- A Time for Mercy by John Grisham
- Sooley by John Grisham
- Eternal by Lisa Scottoline
- Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Most Popular Adult Nonfiction
- A Promised Land by Barack Obama
- Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
- Becoming by Michelle Obama
- Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Sanjay Gupta
- Untamed by Glennon Doyle
Most Popular Children’s Books
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End by Jeff Kinney
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball by Jeff Kinney
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
Most Popular Young Adult Books
- The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
- We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
- Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer
- Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Most Streamed Movies
Most Streamed Television Shows
- Bucks County Free Library’s seven branches were visited over 550,000 times in 2021.
- On average, 800 people signed up for a library card each month.
- Library computers were used over 61,000 times.
- Library programs were attended about 18,000 times.
- Bucks County library cardholders borrowed about 2.2 million items in 2021.
- 30 percent of all borrows were digital items. Half of those digital borrows were e-books, and more than a third were e-audiobooks.
- More than 51,000 items were added to the library’s collection.