Libraries Battle on Twitter

The ALCS battle between the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays is heating up, and not just on the field.  Each city is being ferociously backed by its respective libraries.  That’s right, Toronto’s public library and Kansas City’s public library are currently involved in a heated Twitter battle. 

It began with a basic and pleasant exchange:

But once Kansas City took the first two games, sportsmanship was tossed out the window:

Now that Toronto has fought back to force a game six, neither side is letting up:


Who will win out in the end?  For The New York Mets and their library backer, The New York Public Library, it doesn’t matter:


Hey, Toronto Public Library & Kansas City Public Library, the New York Mets and NYPL The New York Public Library are waiting. The battle begins Tuesday. Let’s go Mets!

Posted by NYPL The New York Public Library on Friday, October 23, 2015

What do you think about this battle of the books? We think it’s pretty darn clever. 

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