The Most Borrowed Items of 2017

Top 2017 Items

We've poured over the stats and come up with the list of the biggest and best of 2017. 

First, some huge numbers that show just how popular the Barrie Public Library continues to be. Our Top 100 items (including books, DVDs, TV shows, magazines and more) were checked out over 39,000 times!! That's an average of over 100 items per day, every day. Holds were placed 11,484 times on the Top 100 items. eBooks and eAudiobooks were checked out from OverDrive just under 100,000 times - WOW! Thank you to our patrons for your continued support. 

 Visit our Catalogue to search for and borrow the books, magazines and movies listed below. Borrow eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks, movies and more through our Digital Library

The Most Borrowed Items of 2017

Top 10 Items Checked Out

1.  People Weekly (Magazine) 
2.  Hello! Canada (Magazine)
3.  Sully (DVD)
4.  The Accountant (DVD)
5.  Jason Bourne (DVD)
6.  Inferno (DVD)
7.  Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (DVD)
8.  Hidden Figures (DVD)
9.  Suicide Squad (DVD)
10.  Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (DVD)

Top DVD/Blu-Ray

Top Fiction Books

1.  The Woman in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware
2.  The Couple Next Door - Shari Lapena
3.  Night School - Lee Child
4.  Camino Island - John Grisham
5.  The Whistler - John Grisham
6.  Far From True - Linwood Barclay
7.  No Man's Land - David Baldacci
8.  Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
9.  The Wrong Side of Goodbye - Michael Connelly
10.  The Murder House - James Patterson

Top Non-Fiction Books

1.  The Official MTO Driver's Handbook
2.  When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi
3.  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo
4.  Lemon-Aid..New and Used Cars and Trucks - Louis-Philippe Edmonston
5.  Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood - Noah Trevor
6.  The Inconvenient Indian - Thomas King
7.  Why Not Me? - Mindy Kaling
8.  Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly
9.  The Hidden Life of Trees - Peter Wohlleben
10.  The Stranger in the Woods - Michael Finkel

Top eBooks from OverDrive

1.  Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
2.  Amazing Grace - Danielle Steel
3.  The Whistler - John Grisham
4.  Sycamore Row: Jake Brigance Series - John Grisham
5.  The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
6.  Personal: Jack Reacher Series - Lee Child
7.  The Other Einstein - Marie Benedict
8.  Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
9.  Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
10.  Make Me: Jack Reacher Series - Lee Child

Top eAudiobooks from OverDrive

1.  Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
2.  The Whistler - John Grisham
3.  Make Me: Jack Reacher Series - Lee Child
4.  The Couple Next Door - Shari Lapena
5.  The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt
6.  Small Wars: A Jack Reacher Story - Lee Child
7.  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo
8.  Memory Man: Amos Decker Series - David Baldacci
9.  Bossypants - Tina Fey
10.  The Last Mile: Amos Decker Series - David Baldacci

Top Hoopla Titles

1.  You Are A Badass - Jen Sincero (audiobook)
2.  Manchester By The Sea (movie)
3.  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo (audiobook)
4.  Ed Sheeran - Divide (music)
5.  A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman (audiobook)
6.  Moana Soundtrack (music)
7.  Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly (audiobook)
8.  The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson (audiobook)
9.  Mind Hacking - Sir John Hargrave (audiobook)
10.  How to Talk to Anyone - Leil Lowndes (audiobook)

Top Magazines

Top eMagazines from RB Digital

Top Grab & Go Movies

  

Top Items of 2017 - Kids & Teens

Top Junior Magazines