Paula Hawkins’ “The Girl on the Train” cleaned up at libraries this year.
Source: The most popular books at U.S. public libraries in 2016, mapped by city — Quartz
Over 25 million items are circulated through our network of libraries each year, and among those items there are both expected front-runners and a few interesting surprises every year. For your perusal, we’ve compiled lists of the top books checked out systemwide and in The Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island in 2016.
Source: NYPL’s Most Popular Check Outs of 2016 | The New York Public Library
Explore the searches that shaped 2016, from Google Trends. #yearinsearch
Source: Google’s Year in Search – Google Trends