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In 2021, physical and digital library materials circulated 1.2 million times from NCW Libraries! 

People checked out more materials, made more visits to their community libraries and bookmobiles, and attended more programs last year as they returned to or discovered library services and resources in the wake of the Covid pandemic shutdowns of 2020 and 2021.

Here’s a snapshot of what you read, watched and streamed most in 2022:

Click on the cover image for a description and to reserve a copy.

Top Adult Book
Top Kids Book
Top Kids DVD
Top Nonfiction
Top Memoir
Top Audiobook
Top Ebook (Libby)
Top Book Club Kit
Top Digital Streaming
2022 By the Numbers

1,268,523 Total checkouts of physical and digital materials

510,772 Checkouts of physical books

436,508 Checkouts of digital resources

156,377 Checkouts of DVDs

34,914 Packages of library materials sent by the Mail Order Library

14,007 Checkouts of audiobooks

11,247 New library cards issued

7873 Checkouts of magazines

5,357 Checkouts of music CDs

1,054 Checkouts of Library of Things items (snowshoes, wifi hotspots, blood pressure kits, ect.)

781 Checkouts of Book Club Kits

370 Checkouts of Ohme Gardens passes

248 Checkouts of Washington State Discover Passes








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