As we bid farewell to 2021, let’s take a moment to review our year in reading. The following titles from our browsing collection represent books that were frequently checked out by members of our reading community in the past year. Additionally, a few ZSR librarians and staff members wanted to share their favorite reads in 2021. And, we’d love to hear from you– share your favorite titles from the past year in the comments below!

Browsing book with most checkouts of 2021

Frequently checked out browsing books of 2021

** A special thanks to Carol Cramer for gathering the checkout statistics to help us compile this list of books!

ZSR Staff Favorites of 2021

Rodrigo Castro, Director of Public Services

Jeff Eller, Head of Acquisitions & Description

Patrick Ferrell, Library Specialist III

Amanda Kaufman, Learning & Instructional Services Librarian

Meghan Webb, Instruction & Outreach Librarian

Hu Womack, Instruction & Outreach Librarian

  • Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am by Julia Cooke
  • The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free by Paulina Bren
  • Every Frenchman Has One by Olivia de Havilland
  • A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg

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