Top 10 Love Stories in Libraries

Happy Valentine's Day

Saint Valentine's Day, also known as Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is observed on 14 February each year. This day of romance is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia. On Valentine’s Day, people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it remains a working day in most of them. (Wikipedia)


  1. Pride and Prejudice
  2. Jane Eyre
  3. Wuthering Heights
  4. Emma
  5. Sense and Sensibility
  6. The Great Gatsby
  7. Anna Karenina
  8. The Return of the Native
  9. The Portrait of a Lady
  10. Mansfield Park


  1. Jane Eyre
  2. Gone With the Wind
  3. Pride and Prejudice
  4. Emma
  5. West Side Story
  6. Sense and Sensibility
  7. The Sound of Music
  8. Romeo & Juliet
  9. Titanic
  10. The Princess Bride

This list was generated on 13 February 2014 using the OCLC WorldCat database. Rankings were determined by the number of OCLC member libraries that own at least one copy of the given book or movie (holdings).

The Love Stories genre was used to find top books and the Romance Films genre was used to determine top movies.