Magazine article American Libraries

Invercargill Librarians Spoof the Kardashians

Magazine article American Libraries

Invercargill Librarians Spoof the Kardashians

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NEW ZEALAND A Facebook post by the Invercargill City Libraries and Archives went viral in October. To mark the 10th anniversary of the TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the library's social media team decided to have an impromptu Kardashian-inspired photo shoot, mimicking a cover of The Hollywood Reporter that featured the family. The post received more than 4,000 likes in less than a day. Watch the coverage in this video (bit.ly/2hzR8QJ).--New Zealand Herald, Oct. 15; Dunedin TV, Oct. 15.

IRELAND A copy of the Book of Common Prayer, first bound and published in 1666, has returned to Marsh's Library in Dublin, the country's oldest library, 177 years after it was stolen from the reading room in 1840. Library Director Jason McElligott said it is only the eighth time any of the 1,200 books removed from the building over the centuries has found its way back home. The book was discovered in the Church of Ireland rectory in Monkstown by the Rev. Roy Byrne, who recognized the library's stamp.--Irish Examiner (Cork), Nov. …

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