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"Deathly Hallows" Most Borrowed Book from UK Libraries

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Posted by: Edward
February 05, 2009, 11:39 PM

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the most borrowed book in the UK, according to new figures released from the Public Lending Right Agency.  The Bookseller reports that the Seventh Book in author J. K. Rowling's series has been borrowed a total of 108,775 times from libraries in the UK.  Deathly Hallows was also the most borrowed book under the children's titles list, followed by the Sixth Book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The Public Lending Right Agency tracked lending during the twelve months prior to June 2008, and complied lists of the Most Borrowed Authors, Most Borrowed Fiction, and Non-Fiction titles.  Author James Patterson was named the Most Borrowed Author, with his novels being loaned out more than 1.5 million times.  Full lists of the Most Borrowed can be found via this link.

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59 Comments

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516 Points

Woah.
Although im not suprised, it is a great book ;D

Posted by Emily on February 05, 2009, 11:50 PM report to moderator
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229 Points

Only makes sense that the best book ever is the most borrowed one!

Posted by michaelabraham on February 05, 2009, 11:52 PM report to moderator
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177 Points

wow :) thats awesome!!!

Posted by padfoot84sb on February 05, 2009, 11:59 PM report to moderator
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315 Points

Whoo! go DH. Just shows that it doesn’t matter what age group a book is for. Good writing is always popular.

And HBP right behind DH in the children’s category… Wonder if the Libraries consider Twilight a Children’s book. I know that right now our store is selling more of that series than Potter (to my dismay) ;-)

Posted by Ilzairspar on February 06, 2009, 12:03 AM report to moderator
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1435 Points

That’s cool- most of the library’s I’ve been to recently have about 10 copies of DH on shelf.

Posted by The Whomping Willow on February 06, 2009, 12:30 AM report to moderator
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1435 Points

That’s cool- most of the libraries I’ve been to recently have about 10 copies of DH on shelf.

Posted by The Whomping Willow on February 06, 2009, 12:30 AM report to moderator
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3348 Points

That’s not surprising there must have been 300 people waiting for it for every library :-)

And they waited for a good reason, the book was great! More than great! Squee!

Posted by Emma Lily [Kiwi] *WBM* on February 06, 2009, 12:31 AM report to moderator
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15914 Points

I’m not surprised at all. But it’s better if you have your own copy!! :D

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on February 06, 2009, 12:57 AM report to moderator
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1290 Points

I’m not surprised either! Yay for DH :D

Posted by MuggleQueen on February 06, 2009, 01:00 AM report to moderator
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4603 Points

of course

Posted by placebowiz on February 06, 2009, 01:42 AM report to moderator
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1630 Points

Awesome! Haha It’s Like 7:33am over here and i’m watching bbc breakfast. They did a story about this as i was reading it :D xxx

Posted by ChantyBabez on February 06, 2009, 02:35 AM report to moderator
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397 Points

Awesome, woop for DH :D No wonder it’s borrowed so much it’s pure genius.

Posted by spiritbound on February 06, 2009, 03:30 AM report to moderator
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1812 Points

that makes sense although i bought my copies! i do borrrow the cd’s from the library thou!

Posted by Freya-Storm on February 06, 2009, 04:38 AM report to moderator
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174 Points

I heard about this on tv, earlier today.
DH is a great book

Posted by Felix Felicis on February 06, 2009, 04:54 AM report to moderator
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20582 Points

well of course it is!!!!!! its a brilliant book!!!!!

Posted by ٭Ĥ☻ğđ☻ъъÿ٭ Ř☻äř٭ on February 06, 2009, 05:05 AM report to moderator
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