• Fun Stuff you learn from Books          

    Here are some fun facts from the  Guinness Book of World Records:

    Largest library:  The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. houses over 125 million items,
    including 18 million books. Established in 1800, it has 532 miles of bookshelves!
     
    Best selling (commercial) book: The Guinness Book of World Records!
    They have sold 91,941,000 Guinness books from 1955-2001.

    Best selling (religious) book:  The Bible, which has had over 5 billion copies printed.

    Most valuable book:  1 of the 5 original copies of Shakespeare's First Folio (written in 1623) sold
    at auction for $6,166,000.
     
    Most overdue library book: A book borrowed by Col. Robert Walpole in 1867 from
     Sidney Sussex College at Cambridge was returned 288 years later when someone found it!
                    Check out more interesting facts at the library--Section 000
     
    Weird but True  ( a Favorite Book for many students)
     
    **Peanut butter can be converted into a diamond, so can broccoli, flower petals, butterfly wings and pencils.
    **Did you know that there is a dog that not only hears her commands but can read them too.  Willow lives in New York-Amazing
    **Attila the Hun died of a nosebleed on his wedding night---Weird
    **Queen Elizabeth has a royal You Tube Channel.
    **You can buy a square watermelon for $75.
    **Venomous scropions keep precious jewels safe at a Michigan Jewerly store---Yeoow!