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03:20 United States

Longest Conga Line In A Public Library

Colleen LaBarbera

Colleen LaBarbera led 60 people from Ohio Township Public Library System to dance in a conga line as part of their 2012 Summer Reading Program activity.

00:06 Canada

Most Hand Puppets In A Public Library To Say "I Love The Library!" At Once

StrathmoreMunicipalLibrary

50 people with hand puppets from Strathmore Municipal Library said "I love the library" at once.

United States

Most Birthday Wishes From Verified Celebrities On Twitter

Mr. S.

Mr. S. sent celebrities a tweet on his July 14th birthday, requesting a birthday wish. He mentioned in an attached link that for each wish he received he would donate $3.00 to Open Door Shelter in Norwalk, Connecticut. Twelve verified celebrities responded to his request in 24 hours. Read more about the feat here.

00:18 United States

Largest Group Hug In A School Library

Janet Jenkins

Led by Janet, a total of 70 people from Library Forum, a community of readers and writers at Robinson High School in Illinois, joined together for a group hug at their school library. Their motto is "Read Responsibly. Write Creatively. Think Independently."

01:30 United States

Most Librarians Riding A Roller Coaster At Once

Steve Hrubes

Twelve librarians from the New Jersey Library Association rode the El Toro roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. They set the record to break the stereotype that librarians are introverted and timid shushers and to help foster a better understanding of what librarians are like.

00:11

Most Nintendo DS Cases Balanced On Head In A Public Library

Mary Beth Graham

Mary Beth Graham of the Circulation Department at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library[] balanced 10Nintendo DS cases on her head. [#TFML01][]

05:06 England

Fastest Time To Check In A Shopping Cart Full Of Books At A Public Library

DaveyG

Dave G. checked in a shopping cart full of library books in four minutes, 21.17 seconds. He set the record as part of a series of events that are taking place in memory of Rob Brown, to raise mental health awareness and money for the Mind Charity. Learn more here.

00:17

Tallest Golf Pencil Tower In A Public Library

Doug Grasty

Doug Grasty built a golf pencil tower 75 levels in height at theThomas Ford Memorial Library[]. [#TFML01][]

01:15 United States

Heaviest Book Shelved On The Top Shelf In A Public Library By A Page Less Than 4'8" Tall

Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Library page Mary Baker shelved a book weighing 9.6 pounds on the top shelf at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library. [#TFML01][]

00:14 United States

Most People Saying "Anaconda Squeeze" In A Public Library

Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Led by Jake Fisher and William Stankey, patrons of theThomas Ford Memorial Library[] set a world record for the most people saying “Anaconda Squeeze” in a public library. In total, 24 people participated. [#TFML01][]

01:58

Most Readers' Advisory Books Held In One Hand In A Public Library

Rick Roche

Rick Roche, head of Adult Services at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library[], held 10 Readers’ Advisory (RA) books, and tells why he chose them. [#TFML01][]

02:45 United States

Most Cardigans Worn At Once By A Librarian In A Public Library

Heidi Beazley

A librarian named Heidi Beazley put on 12 cardigans at Thomas Ford Memorial Library[]. [#TFML01][]

02:16 United States

Largest Group Reading A Poem At A Library At Once

CPH Library

A total of 173 people read a poem at a library at once. The record was part of the Summer Reading Program at CPH Library in Clifton Park, New York.

00:42 United States

Most Authors To Simultaneously Hug A Librarian

Josh Berk

Josh B. led 21 authors in simultaneously hugging a librarian. They set the record at YA Fest at the Palmer Branch of the Easton Public Library in Easton, Pennsylvania. The authors are Melissa Groeling, Anne Greenwood Brown, Jacqueline Kesller, Jen McConnel, K.M. Walton, Margie Gelbwasser, Amie Borst, Bethanie Borst, Molly Cochran, Radjeep Paulus, Aaron Starmer, Tiffany Schmidt, Alissa Grosso, Josh Berk, Jennifer Murgia, Ellen Jensen Abbott, Cristin Terrill, Kit Grindstaff, David Lubar, Jennifer Hubbard, Jeff Hirsch, and Kimberly Ann Miller.

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