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.
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."
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.
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.
Mary Beth Graham of the Circulation Department at the Thomas Ford
Memorial Library balanced 10Nintendo DS cases on her head.
Together with parents and caregivers, Miss Dana’s Read and Rhyme class
held 34 puppets at Thomas Ford Memorial Library, saying “I love the
library” at once.
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
Rick Roche, head of Adult Services at the Thomas Ford Memorial
Library, held 10 Readers’ Advisory (RA) books, and tells why he
A librarian named Heidi Beazley put on 12 cardigans at Thomas Ford
Sandy Frank, Head of Circulation at the Thomas Ford Memorial
Library, checked in a shopping cart full of library books in four
minutes, 58.50 seconds.
Doug Grasty built a golf pencil tower 75 levels in height at theThomas
Ford Memorial Library.
Library page Mary Baker shelved a book weighing 9.6 pounds on the top
shelf at the Thomas Ford Memorial 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.
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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