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MARCH 16, 2011
JCPL's Most Popular Materials of 2010
Based on the number of holds for some popular items, you might have a good idea which items are among the highest circulating in the system. Our Collections Department compiled a list of the materials that rarely made it off the hold shelves.

Adult Book
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

Young Adult Book
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

Children's Book
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

DVD
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

CD
Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends by Coldplay

Audio book 
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

Downloadable audio book 
The Girl Who Kick the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson

And, in case you were curious, the oldest book in our collection is the Life of Horace Greeley by James Parton, published in 1854.

What do you think of this list? Any surprises?

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MARCH 15, 2011
The sorters are coming! The sorters are coming!
You may have noticed some construction around the Belmar and Columbine Libraries recently and wondered what's going on. It's actually something pretty cool. We're installing automated book sorters that will enable us to better serve our patrons with faster check in of materials and reduced wait times for items.

Golden Library is up next beginning in April, with the Lakewood, Standley Lake, Arvada and Evergreen Libraries to follow.

Thanks for your patience while we make these changes. The book sorters are going to help us keep up with the growing demand and the circulation.

What is a sorter?

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