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Posted on: January 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] OverDrive's Most Popular Ebooks, Audiobooks & Magazines in 2021

Most popular OverDrive ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines borrowed in 2021

As the pandemic persisted in 2021, OverDrive readers worldwide to borrowed 506 million ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines, a 16% increase over 2020. At York County Public Library, (YCPL) readers borrowed over 90,000 OverDrive ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines, a 3% increase over 2020. YCPL audiobook checkouts increased by 26% over 2020. See what York County Public Library readers enjoyed reading versus readers worldwide.

All you need to get started with our digital collection is your library card. Note that OverDrive magazines are now available through the Library of Virginia's OverDrive website or the Libby app. Use your YCPL card to access the Library of Virginia's collection. If you have questions about our digital collection, contact our Reference staff at 757-890-5120. 

Most Popular Ebooks Borrowed in 2021

Libraries WorldwideYork County Public Library
  1. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  2. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  3. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  4. The Guest List by Lucy Foley
  5. Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
  1. Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
  2. Daylight by David Baldacci
  3. The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams
  4. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  5. The Return by Nicholas Sparks

Most Popular Audiobooks Borrowed in 2021

Libraries WorldwideYork County Public Library
  1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  3. Cold Mourning by Brenda Chapman
  4. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  5. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  1. Cold Mourning by Brenda Chapman
  2. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  3. A Time for Mercy by John Grisham
  4. Butterfly Kills by Brenda Chapman
  5. Daylight by David Baldacci

Most Popular Magazines Borrowed in 2021

Libraries WorldwideYork County Public Library
  1. US Weekly
  2. The Economist
  3. The New Yorker
  4. HELLO!
  5. HGTV Magazine
  1. US Weekly
  2. The Economist
  3. Newsweek
  4. Star Magazine
  5. The New Yorker

Top Digital Books borrowed by Genre in 2021

Libraries WorldwideYork County Public Library

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