Libraries all over the world are loaning out a copious number of ebooks. Overdrive has just announced that 127 libraries have surpassed one million checkouts over the course of 2022. In total, 555 million ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more were checked out by readers last year.
In 2022, Los Angeles Public Library became the first library ever to hit ten million checkouts in a calendar year. Libraries from 7 countries reached the million checkout mark. In the United States, 36 states are represented on the list. The Toronto Public
A complete list of library systems in 2022’s Million Checkout Libraries is below.
10 million checkouts
9 million checkouts
8 million checkouts
7 million checkouts
5 million checkouts
4 million checkouts
3 million checkouts
2 million checkouts
1 million checkouts
*Achieved million+ circulation status for the first time in 2022
Michael Kozlowski has written about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. Newspapers and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times have picked up his articles. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.