What Hamilton read, watched most in 2022, according to the public library


Published January 13, 2023 at 8:12 am

hamilton public library books movies rentals dvds

Hamilton Public Library cardholders read and watched more than 5.1 million physical and digital items in 2022.

All items are in HPL’s catalogue and available in multiple formats, including eBooks, audiobooks and accessible formats.

You can even get recommendations from HPL based on your interests.

Here are the most popular items from last year, based on the most checked-out and renewed titles at HPL’s 23 branches and Bookmobile.

Adult Fiction

  1. The Judge’s List by John Grisham
  2. The Maid by Nita Prose
  3. The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly 
  4. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  5. The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny
  6. State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  7. Better off Dead by Lee Child 
  8. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
  9. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave 
  10. Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult 

hamilton public library books movies rentals dvds

Adult Non-Fiction

  1. Talking to Canadians: A Memoir by Rick Mercer 
  2. Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty
  3. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson 
  4. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  5. Run towards the Danger: Confrontations with a Body of Memory by Sarah Polley
  6. Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty by Anderson Cooper 
  7. Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
  8. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
  9. Oh She Glows for Dinner: Nourishing Plant-Based Meals to Keep You Glowing by Angela Liddon 
  10. The Official MTO Driver’s Handbook

hamilton public library books movies rentals dvds

Local Authors

  1. Her Name was Margaret: Life and Death on the Streets by Denise Davy
  2. Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers and the Road Home by Tom Wilson
  3. Half Life by Krista Foss
  4. Boy by Brent Van Staalduinen 
  5. Bitter Paradise by Ross Pennie 
  6. The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill 
  7. The Centaur’s Wife by Amanda Leduc 
  8. Daylighting Chedoke: Exploring Hamilton’s Hidden Creek by John Terpstra 
  9. Kill the Mall by Pasha Malla 
  10. Yiddish for Pirates by Gary Barwin

hamilton public library books movies rentals dvds


  1. No Time to Die
  2. Dune 
  3. The Courier
  4. Jungle Cruise
  5. Stillwater
  6. The Father
  7. Black Widow
  8. Venom: Let There Be Carnage
  9. Old
  10. Knives Out

hamilton public library books movies rentals dvds

insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising