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:
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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