The Question: What is the New York Public Library’s most borrowed book of all time?
A The Snowy Day
C The Bluest Eye
In 2020, the NYPL celebrated its 125th birthday. To mark the milestone anniversary, a team of experts evaluated the library’s historical circulation data to learn which books had been borrowed the most. They determined that the 1962 children’s picture book ‘The Snowy Day’ tops the list with 485,583 checkouts, followed by ‘The Cat in the Hat’ (469,650), and ‘1984’ (441,770).
The correct answer is The Snowy Day.