What a year to visit the Library! Kitsap Regional Library patrons explored boldly in their reading, watching, and listening. Read on for a list of this year's most checked-out materials to see what our community engaged with most.
No genre seemed left unread by listeners this year. The most popular titles featured fantasy, historical fiction, and celebrity memoirs.
Top 5 Checked-Out Audiobooks of 2023
Viewers tried to be "everything, everywhere, all at once" by staying up to date with Oscar winners and nominees, taking to the skies, and facing the music.
Top 5 Checked-Out Movies of 2023
Library patrons read widely this year, delving into memoirs while seeking gardening and travel knowledge.
Top 5 Checked-Out Print Nonfiction Titles of 2023
Unflinching memoirs and a desire to understand our modern times drove this year's digital check-outs.
Top 5 Checked-Out Nonfiction Ebooks of 2023
The innovative and ambitious characters took center stage as startling revelations and the will to survive captivated readers.
Top 5 Checked-Out Fiction Ebooks of 2023
"Lessons in Chemistry" won the day in fiction. Other literal page-turners included thrillers set locally, Shakespearean game design, and a tentacled hero.
Top 5 Checked-Out Print Fiction Titles of 2023
Easy Fiction for Little Kids
Decision-making, exploration, and looking for lost objects thrilled our younger readers.
Top 5 Checked-Out Easy Fiction Titles of 2023
The time-traveling tree house and diary entries of a so-called "wimpy kid" were the favorites of 2023.
Top 5 Checked-Out Juvenile Fiction Titles of 2023
Fresh perspectives on YA favorites from the 2000s may have earned the most attention, but those were followed closely by long-time favorites and new series beginnings.
From all of us at Kitsap Regional Library: Happy New Year! We look forward to discovering your new favorites in 2024. See you at the library!