The 10 most checked-out items from the Denver Public Library in 2016

The Denver Public Library's mighty media collection. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Denver Public Library’s mighty media collection. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Have you ever browsed the recently returned section at the Central Branch of the Denver Public Library? It’s a titillating look into what fellow Denverites are enjoying.

Well, take the recently-returned section and zoom it way out and you might get a list like this — the 10 most checked out items from the Denver Public Library in 2016. 

10. The Martian, 7-day DVD, 2,975 checkouts in 2016

9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, 7-day DVD, 2,976 checkouts

8. Spectre, 7-day DVD, 3,012 checkouts

7. The Big Short, 7-day DVD, 3,368 checkouts

6. Everest, 7-day DVD, 3,414 checkouts

5. Jurassic World, 7-day DVD, 3,580 checkouts

4. Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, 7-day DVD, 3,769 checkouts

3. Trainwreck, 7-day DVD, 3,832 checkouts

2. Bridge of Spies, 7-day DVD, 3,941 checkouts

1. Sicario, 7-day DVD, 4,199 checkouts

Yeah, yeah, I know, these are all DVDs. It turns out the top 100 most checkout items are all DVDs. In fact, DVDs represented nearly 30 percent of circulation in 2016. If you’re looking for the most checked-out books and more context, head here.