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Longest Conga Line In A Public Library


64 people from Strathmore Municipal Library danced in a conga line.

01:59 United States

Largest Group Hug In A School Library

Canyon Crest Academy PALs

191 people from Canyon Crest Academy joined together for a group hug at their school library.

00:06 Canada

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


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.

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.

02:39 England

Most Books Date Stamped In A Public Library In One Minute


Dave G. led three of his friends in date stamping 51 books in one minute at Beverley Library in Yorkshire, England. They set the record to celebrate National Libraries Day.

01:27 England

Most Christmas Crackers Pulled In One Minute In A Public Library


Dave G. led his friends Alex and Angela in pulling 49 Christmas crackers in one minute at Beverley Library in Yorkshire, England. They set the record to celebrate National Libraries Day.


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


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.


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][]


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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