Top 15 Most Borrowed Movies and Books Revealed

Someone recently asked us to name the most borrowed DVDs or Books in the Library. Based on our statistics, the following two lists reveal the results in descending order. We’ve included only the top 15 titles but we’ve got lots more to choose from!


Number one on the most borrowed list for DVDs.

  • Olympus Has Fallen
  •  Looper
  •  Zero Dark Thirty
  • Argo
  • The Hobbit
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Life of Pi
  • 21 Jump Street
  • 42: The Jackie Robinson Story
  •  Cloud Atlas
  •  Jack Reacher
  •  Flight
  • 21
  • Oblivion
  • GI Joe



Number one on the most borrowed list for books.

  • My share of the task : a memoir / Stanley McChrystal
  • The fault in our stars / John Green
  • Democracy’s fourth wave? : digital media and the Arab Spring
    / Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain
  • Inside cyber warfare / Jeffrey Carr
  • The Boston Tea Party : the foundations of revolution/ James M. Volo
  • Al-Shabaab in Somalia : the history and ideology of a militant Islamist group, 2005-2012 / Stig Jarle Hansen
  • The Arab spring : new patterns for democracy and international law
    / Edited by Carlo Panara and Gary Wilson
  • The world until yesterday : what can we learn from traditional societies?/ Jared Diamond
  • Bleeding talent : how the US military mismanages great leaders and why it’s time for a revolution / Tim Kane
  • Rwanda, Inc. : how a devastated nation became an economic model for the developing world / Patricia Crisafulli and Andrea Redmond
  • Berlin on the brink : the blockade, the airlift, and the early Cold War
    / Daniel F. Harrington
  • Arab Spring in Egypt : revolution and beyond/ edited by Bahgat Korany, Rabab El-Mahdi
  • War from the ground up : twenty-first century combat as politics/ Emile Simpson
  • The ocean at the end of the lane / Neil Gaiman
  • Doctor Sleep : a novel / Stephen King

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