Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' among 2020's most borrowed titles - gatewaylitfest.com

| January 25, 2021 | GLF News, NEWS, newsletter | No Comments


‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama and ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens were among the most popular ebooks borrowed from libraries in 2020, recent data shows. Data by OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for 65,000 libraries and schools worldwide, shows that readers worldwide borrowed 430 million ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines in the past 12 months, a 33 per cent increase over 2019. This significant growth was influenced by the pandemic, social justice and remote learning. Audiobooks borrowed totalled to 138 million (+20 per cent).


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