Mini Poll Results

Long Wait. One Book. Trump's or Hillary's?

Have you read a book in the last year?
  • 93%
    Yes
  • 7%
    No
Have you finished reading a book in the last year?
  • 91%
    Yes
  • 9%
    No
How many books will you have read this year?
  • 7%
    0
  • 10%
    1-2
  • 21%
    3-5
  • 16%
    6-10
  • 47%
    More than 10
Is that more or fewer than you read last year?
  • 11%
    More
  • 15%
    Fewer
  • 74%
    About the same
Do you have a formal (i.e., written down) reading list?
  • 20%
    Yes
  • 80%
    No
Do you read more or fewer books in the winter compared to other times of the year?
  • 30%
    More
  • 3%
    Fewer
  • 67%
    About the same
Preference: Fiction or nonfiction?
  • 62%
    Fiction
  • 38%
    Nonfiction
In which format do you most often read books?
  • 21%
    e-book
  • 3%
    Audio book
  • 30%
    Paperback
  • 46%
    Hardbound
How often in the past year have you visited an actual bookstore?
  • 14%
    Never
  • 68%
    A few times
  • 17%
    Frequently
  • 0%
    Daily or almost daily
Do you belong to Pageturners, the St. Louis Public Library’s reading club for adults?
  • 20%
    Yes
  • 80%
    No
The Swedish Academy has awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan. Your reaction?
  • 58%
    “Great choice.” – Salman Rushdie
  • 42%
    “What’s next, Derek Jeter wins a Tony for his rice pilaf???” – Rob Delaney
Long wait. One book. Trump's or Hillary's?
  • 26%
    Trump
  • 74%
    Hillary