Most Checked Out Books, Music, Movies, and More in 2021

Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Marketing, Downtown Main Library 

In 2021, customers of all ages used their library card to check out old favorites and new discoveries. Head into the new year taking a look back at the most popular books, audiobooks, music, and more available at CHPL.

Bestsellers John Grisham and David Baldacci once again were among the most popular authors for adults, while CHPL’s kids and teens couldn’t get enough Pokémon, Naruto, and The Hunger Games. It was a year of jamming out to Taylor Swift, Hamilton, Moana, and kicking back to watch Harriet, Knives Out, and Jumanji through CHPL’s extensive catalog of music and movies. Explore the 2021 top checkouts below and start a new adventure in 2022 at the Library.

What were your favorite book, music, magazine, or movie of 2021? Let us know by commenting below!

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Most Checked Out CDs of 2021






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