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Library announces most borrowed titles of 2021

(1/21/2022) – The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library’s collection includes books, movies, and music options for library cardholders with a wide variety of interests. While the library offers something for everyone, some titles become more popular favorites that are enjoyed by many customers. Each year, library staff compile lists of the most borrowed books, audiobooks, movies (on DVD or Blu-Ray), and music CDs from the previous year.

From bestselling authors to box-office hits and more, these titles reflect the range of what library cardholders were reading, listening to, and watching in 2021.

Top 10 Most Checked-Out Books of 2021

1. “The Red Book” by James Patterson and David Ellis
2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah
3. “The Bounty” by Janet Evanovich and Steve Hamilton
4. “21st Birthday” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
5. “A Gambling Man” by David Baldacci
6. “Sooley” by John Grisham
7. “Win” by Harlan Coben
8. “Neighbors” by Danielle Steel
9. “The Affair” by Danielle Steel
10. “Daylight” by David Baldacci

Top 10 Most Checked-Out Audiobooks of 2021

1. “A Gambling Man” by David Baldacci; read by Brittany Pressley and Edoardo Ballerini
2. “Ocean Prey” by John Sandford; read by Richard Ferrone
3. “Win” by Harlan Coben; read by Steven Weber
4. “The Bounty” by Janet Evanovich with Steve Hamilton; read by Scott Brick
5. “Daylight” by David Baldacci; read by BrittanyPressley and Kyf Brewer
6. “Later” by Stephen King; read by Seth Numrich
7. “Legacy” by Nora Roberts; read by January LaVoy
8. “Dark Sky” by C.J. Box; narrated by David Chandler
9. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah; read by Julia Whelan
10. “Serpentine” by Jonathan Kellerman; read by John Rubinstein

Top 10 Most Checked-Out Videos of 2021

1. “The Marksman”
2. “The Little Things”
3. “The Croods: A New Age”
4. “Soul”
5. “News of the World”
6. “Black Widow”
7. “Greenland”
8. “Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard”
9. “Monster Hunter”
10. “F9”

Top 10 Most Checked-Out Music CDs of 2021

1. “McCartney III” (Paul McCartney)
2. “Delta Kream” (The Black Keys)
3. “Duets” (Sting)
4. “Live from the Forum MMXVIII” (Eagles)
5. “Sob Rock” (John Mayer)
6. “Starting Over” (Chris Stapleton)
7. “Body Language” (Blake Shelton)
8. “Happier Than Ever” (Billie Eilish)
9. “The Lucky Ones” (Pentatonix)
10. “NOW that’s What I Call Music! 78”

The Warren-Trumbull County Public Library system includes libraries in Brookfield, Cortland, Howland, Liberty, Lordstown, and Warren; a Bookmobile; and Library-By-Mail service.

For more information about the W-TCPL or to search the library’s online catalog, visit the library website at

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