The library public from Brooklyn to New Yorkmade up of several buildings, has purchased more than 2.86 million books since its opening. Books that follow one another ad infinitum on the shelves. After 125 years of loans, the New York Borough Library has decided to unveil the 125 most borrowed books in its history.
With an extremely varied catalogue, which ranges from “The Old Man and the Sea” to “Crime on the Orient-Express” via the first volume of naruto, it’s a children’s book that wins its first place. “Max et les Maximonstres” by Maurice Sendak, iconic author of children’s books and living himself in Brooklyn, wins first place. The library has 145 physical copies of this book, as well as five audio versions.
From the cat in the hat to the mocking bird
We follow the adventure of Max, a child who, disguised as a wolf, visits the island of Wild Things and becomes its ruler. The books for children rank well in loans from the Brooklyn Library. “Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss, “Charlotte’s Web” by EB White…
In the most loaned works by the Brooklyn library, the adorable illustrations rub shoulders with the great classics like “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee or, at the crossroads of universes, ” The little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. “Here are 125 years of Brooklyn stories,” the library says on its website, which says it is “looking forward to the next chapter.” The Brooklyn Public Library has captured the hearts of many since its inception on November 30, 1896. It started out as a single building and later expanded to 61 different locations across New York City.