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Buffalo & Erie County Library reveals what we were reading in 2020

Pandemic introduced first timers to ebooks
Posted at 4:25 PM, Jan 06, 2021

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — According to Buffalo & Erie County Library Director Mary Jean Jakubowski, 2020 was a big year for library patrons. More than 390,000 people used the library services and the "favorite books" have been tabulated.
Here are 2020's most popular titles:

Most requested book
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Adult Fiction – most popular title
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Adult Non-Fiction – most popular title
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Young Adult/Teen – most popular title
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Children’s Fiction – most popular title
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball by Jeff Kinney

Children’s Non-Fiction – most popular title
Minecraft Essential Handbook by Stephanie Milton

eBook Fiction – most requested title
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

eBook Non-Fiction – most requested title
Untamed by Glennon Doyle

People’s Choice - best book (selected through online voting)
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Library Employees’ Choice - best book
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

You can check out all of these books at the library website.