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Staff Picks 2022 and Top Checkouts


12/06/2022 | What We're Reading

Browse some of the most checked-out items in 2022 for adults, teens, and kids as well as lists of our staff's favorite reads for the year. Find your next great read, a good audiobook for your morning walk, a movie for a lazy winter afternoon, or a holiday gift idea for your favorite readers.

You can follow our staff's reading recommendations all year long on What We're Reading, What We're Reading for Kids & Teens, or on the library catalog home page.


A Selection of Most Checked Out Items for 2022

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For Adults

The 1619 ProjectThe Anthropocene ReviewedApples Never FallAtlas of the HeartAtomic HabitsCaste: the Origins of Our DiscontentsDuneThe Guest ListI'm Glad My Mom DiedThe Last Thing He Told MeThe Midnight LibraryVerity

For Teens

The 57 BusAll Boys Aren't BlueThe Ballad of Songbirds and SnakesCourt of Thrones and RosesA Good Girl's Guide to MurderA Snake Falls to EarthStamped: Racism, Antiracism, and YouUzumaki: Spiral Into Horror

For Kids

Cat Kid Comic ClubDiary of a Wimpy Kid Big ShotEncantoThe Good EggHarry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsThe Legend of Rock, Paper, ScissorsThe Lightning ThiefDog Man Mothering Heights

Best of Our Staff Recommendations 2022

2022 Best of Adult Fiction
Browse our staff's 2022 general fiction, mystery, and science fiction recommendations for adults.


2022 Best of Adult Nonfiction
Make a selection from our staff's favorite 2022 nonfiction books.


2022 Best of Tween and Teen
Check out our staff's favorite 2022 graphic novels, nonfiction, and fiction titles for tweens and teens.


2022 Best of Children's Books
Browse our staff's 2022 recommendations for books to share with kids.


2022 Movies and DVDs
Reserve an evening for one of our staff's favorite 2022 streaming movies and DVDs.