LA Public Library’s Top Ten: June

Lists are courtesy Los Angeles Public Library, Central library downtown and 72 branches combined.

Top 10 Books

Since the Los Angeles Public Library system is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were only lending by download. Here are the results for April.

Top 10 E-Books

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Harry Potter Series, Book 1, J.K. Rowling
  2. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  3. Becoming, Michelle Obama
  4. Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover
  5. City of Girls: A Novel, Elizabeth Gilbert
  6. Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum, Michael McCreary
  7. Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel, Celeste Ng
  8. The Dutch House: A Novel, Ann Patchett
  9. The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
  10. Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid

Top 10 Songs Downloaded via Freegal*

  1. “I Want You to Love Me,” Fiona Apple
  2. “Ain’t No Sunshine,” Bill Withers
  3. “Shameika,” Fiona Apple
  4. “Fetch the Bolt Cutters,” Fiona Apple
  5. “Under the Table,” Fiona Apple
  6. “Relay,” Fiona Apple
  7. “Ladies,” Fiona Apple
  8. “Lean on Me,” Bill Withers
  9. “Rack of His,” Fiona Apple
  10. “Newspaper,” Fiona Apple

* “Freegal” music via the Library lets users download and keep up to five songs a month – it’s seriously free and legal! Check it out at