Most Borrowed Books and Authors 2017

June 7th, 2018

Top 20 Most Borrowed Titles in Irish Public Libraries

 

  Title Contributor
     
1.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck  Jeff Kinney
2.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down  Jeff Kinney
3.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever  Jeff Kinney
4.  Diary of a Wimpy: The Third Wheel  Jeff Kinney
5.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School  Jeff Kinney
6.  Diary of A Wimpy Kid  Jeff Kinney
7.  Demon Dentist  David Walliams
8.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth  Jeff Kinney
9.  The Girl on the Train  Paula Hawkins
10.  Awful Auntie  David Walliams
11.  Ratburger  David Walliams
12.  Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone  J.K. Rowling
13.  Holding  Graham Norton
14.  Knights of the Borrowed Dark  Dave Rudden
15.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw  Jeff Kinney
16.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules  Jeff Kinney
17.  Lying in Wait  Liz Nugent
18.  Mr Stink  David Walliams
19.  The World’s Worst Children  David Walliams
20.  The Boy in the Dress  David Walliams

Top 20 Most Borrowed Authors in Irish Public Libraries

 

Author Name
1 Roderick Hunt
2  Daisy Meadows
3  Roger Hargreaves
4  Francesca Simon
5  Julia Donaldson
6  Enid Blyton
7  James Patterson
8  Roald Dahl
9  Jacqueline Wilson
10  Adam Blade
11  Jeff Kinney
12  Michael Morpurgo
13  Dorling Kindersley (Publisher)
14  David Walliams
15  JK Rowling
16  Holly Webb
17  Dav Pilkey
18  Dr Seuss
19  Alan MacDonald
20  Wilbert Awdry

The PLR Registrar is satisfied for this information to be made widely accessible provided that PLR’s role in compiling the information is acknowledged.

Most Borrowed Books and Authors 2016

May 8th, 2017

Top 20 Most Borrowed Titles in Irish Public Libraries

 

  Title Contributor
     
1. Diary of a wimpy kid: Hard luck Jeff Kinney
2. The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins
3. Diary of a wimpy kid: Cabin fever Jeff Kinney
4. The guns of Easter Gerard Whelan
5. Demon dentist David Walliams
6. Diary of a wimpy kid: Dog days Jeff Kinney
7. Diary of a wimpy kid Jeff Kinney
8. Awful auntie David Walliams
9. Diary of a wimpy kid: Old school Jeff Kinney
10. Diary of a wimpy kid: The long haul Jeff Kinney
11. Diary of a wimpy kid: The last straw Jeff Kinney
12. Fallen Lia Mills
13. Diary of a wimpy kid: Rodrick rules Jeff Kinney
14. Ratburger David Walliams
15. The big, bad battle of the bionic booger boy Dav Pilkey
16. Save Pudding Wood Nick Schon
17. Diary of a wimpy kid: The third wheel Jeff Kinney
18. The boy in the dress David Walliams
19. Mr Stink David Walliams
20. The book of learning E.R Murray

Top 20 Most Borrowed Authors in Irish Public Libraries

  Author Name
1 Daisy Meadows
2 Roderick Hunt
3 Roger Hargreaves
4 Francesca Simon
5 Julia Donaldson
6 Enid Blyton
7 Jacqueline Wilson
8 Adam Blade
9 James Patterson
10 Roald Dahl
11 Michael Morpurgo
12 Jeff Kinney
13 Holly Webb
14 David Walliams
15 Lee Child
16 J.K. Rowling
17 Nora Roberts
18 Terry Deary
19 Dav Pilkey
20 Dr. Seuss

 

The PLR Registrar is satisfied for the information in this release to be made widely accessible, provided that PLR’s role in compiling the information is acknowledged.

30 June Registration Reminder For PLR

May 11th, 2016

Online and postal applications must be submitted by midnight  30 June to be included in the year end calculations.

You can apply to register your published titles online or via an application form. Alternatively you can request a form to be posted to you.

If you are already registered for PLR, please note that the final date for registering additional books is 30 June.

 

Contact Details for Irish PLR

May 10th, 2016

How to Contact Us

You can contact the PLR office by post, telephone or email.

Public Lending Remuneration Office
Libraries Development
Local Government Management Agency
35-39 Ushers Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (From Ireland): +353 1 6707077
Tel: (From UK and worldwide): +44 (0)1642 604699

Email address for the Irish PLR Office is info@plr.ie

Co-operation with Public Lending Right, UK

May 9th, 2016

The Irish PLR Office is providing enhanced services in co-operation with Public Lending Right, UK.   Since April 1 2012, more streamlined and efficient registration and related PLR services for authors is being provided.

The main changes for authors are:

  • Applications to register for the Irish PLR scheme should be directed to the Public Lending Right, UK.
  • Authors applying to register for PLR can now register for both Irish and UK PLR schemes simultaneously using the dual application forms.
  • It is still possible to register only for Irish or UK PLR.
  • You may download a form to apply for either or both schemes.