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Record-setting rhyme

Mass reading at Clifton Park-Halfmoon library sets a record

Event kicks off Summer Reading Club

Some of the 278 gathered under a tent behind the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library to set a record for most people reading a poem simultaneously Thursday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Some of the 278 gathered under a tent behind the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library to set a record for most people reading a poem simultaneously Thursday.
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Not only is reading fun, it can also set records. That is the message dozens of children received at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library during the Summer Reading Club kickoff event Thursday. “Promoting summer reading is what is important,” said library spokeswoman Ann Cocca. The event set a record for the most people reading a single poem: 278. This was done through RecordSetter.com, a website that lets you create your own record categories. The poem, ...

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