The Book Fairies are attempting to make history
on Guinness World Record Day!
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, which is Guinness World Record Day, The Book Fairies will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for The Longest Line of Books. It will be over 2.64 miles long and take approximately 25,000 books to create.
We have chosen to make this attempt in Wyandanch, an under-served Long Island school district whose students and community have a lack of access to books. The actual event will take place in two Wyandanch elementary schools that are connected to each other. Upon completion of our efforts, the books used to make the record attempt will be distributed to the children, families, and schools of the Wyandanch Community. This event will be attended by Wyandanch School District staff and students, community organizations and other interested parties.
This record-breaking attempt is a one-of-a-kind fundraising opportunity to help us sustain and grow The Book Fairies' mission. We will be bringing much needed books to an under-served community, helping to spread a positive message of support and creating a memorable, long-lasting experience for all involved.
Like our attempt to make history, funding our mission is challenging and can’t be done alone….
We need your help and participation in making our unique fundraising event the success we know it can be.
* Our goal is for each book to be sponsored at $5/book; please pledge as many books as you'd like; and please encourage your friends and coworkers to participate in this once in a lifetime event!
* It is estimated that we'll use 25,000 books to achieve this world record and the books will remain with the Wyandanch Schools and given to their students!
* The funds raised will be utilized for the distribution of 500,000 additional books for the communities and school that so desperately need them.
* Please spread the word! We need teams and corporate sponsors. It's easy!
The Book Fairies' Guinness World Record Attempt directly supports the mission of The Book Fairies. We collect reading materials for people in need throughout metropolitan New York. The reading materials foster literacy and academic success, provide a respite from personal struggles, and nurture a love of reading across age groups.