Are you looking for new titles for your summer reading list? Or an audiobook or film?

Here are the top titles Indianapolis Public Library patrons are checking out this summer.

Top titles borrowed from the Indianapolis Public Library

These are the most frequently borrowed books from the Indianapolis Public Library in June, sorted by genre:

Biographies for adults

  1. “The Woman in Me” by Britney Spears
  2. “Oath and Honor: A Reminder and a Warning” by Liz Cheney
  3. “You Never Know: A Memoir” by Tom Selleck
  4. “Somehow: Thoughts on Love” by Anne Lamott
  5. “An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Fiction for adults

  1. “First Lie Wins: A Novel” by Ashley Elston
  2. “Demon Copperhead: A Novel” by Barbara Kingsolver
  3. “Happy Place” by Emily Henry
  4. “Chemistry Lessons: A Novel” by Bonnie Garmus

Non-fiction books for adults

  1. The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War by Erik Larson
  2. “Scott Standard Stamp Catalogue”
  3. “The Algebra of Wealth: A Simple Formula for Financial Security” by Scott Galloway
  4. “The New Menopause: How to Master Your Hormonal Change with Determination, Strength and Facts” by Marie Claire Haver
  5. “How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Deeply and Being Seen Deeply” by David Brooks

Youth literature

  1. “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” by Suzanne Collins
  2. “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas
  3. “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins
  4. “Crown of Midnight” by Sarah J. Maas
  5. “Empire of Storms” by Sarah J. Maas

Others read: IU graduate Suzanne Collins announces new “Hunger Games” prequel

Children's literature

  1. “Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea” by Dav Pilkey
  2. “Diper Overlöde” by Jeff Kinney
  3. “No Brainer” by Jeff Kinney
  4. “Dog Man: The Scarlet Shedder” by Dav Pilkey
  5. “Claudia and the bad joke” by Arley Nopra

Indianapolis Public Library: Do you have a library card? Stream movies, TV, music and borrow books from home.


If you are unable to stop by the library to pick up new books, you can always borrow the book from anywhere in online formats.

Whether you want to read it on your phone or e-reader or listen to it in the car while driving.

These are the most borrowed books in June:

  1. “Funny Story” by Emily Henry
  2. “The Women: A Novel” by Kristin Hannah
  3. “First Lie Wins: A Novel (Unabridged)” by Ashley Elston
  4. “Happy Place” by Emily Henry
  5. “Fourth Wing” by Rebecca Yoros

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Top Movies Borrowed from the Indianapolis Public Library


Trailer for “Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire”

The main roles in “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” are played by Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, Rachel House, Brian Tyree Henry and Fala Chen.

IVA – Movie trailer

Even if you are not an avid reader, you can borrow films from the library.

These are the most borrowed titles in June:

  1. “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire”
  2. “Dune, Part Two”
  3. “The Beekeeper”
  4. “Arthur the King”
  5. “Oppenheimer”

Indianapolis Public Library: If you want to learn to play the guitar, all you need is your library card

How to apply for a library card

If you don't have a library card yet, you can get one quickly.

To apply for a new library card, you must:

  • resident of Marion County, Indiana (except Speedway)
  • Be at least 18 years of age OR for applicants under 18, a parent or guardian's signature is required. Children must be present to receive a library card.

Simply go to any Indianapolis Public Library branch, bring your ID, and fill out an application on-site to receive your library card in person the same day.

The library card application is available in 12 different languages ​​and you can also access it online and fill it out in advance before coming to the library. You can also apply for your library card online, but applying in person is the fastest way to get a library card.

You already have a library card but need to renew it? You can do this online.

Katie Wiseman is a trending news intern at IndyStar. Reach her at [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter @itskatiewiseman.

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