The New York Public Library’s 10 Most Checked-Out Books of All Time

Article Link: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/612218/new-york-public-library-most-borrowed-books

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the New York Public Library’s opening in 1895, a team of library experts decided it was only fitting to highlight the perennially popular books that have contributed to its success. They pulled the circulation stats on all print and digital formats of books, analyzed factors like length of time in print and presence in the library catalog, and came up with a list of the library’s 10 most checked-out books of all time.