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Dolly Parton to spark Cessnock imaginations

Dolly Parton to spark Cessnock imaginations

Cessnock City Council has launched the Dolly Parton Imagination Library for 2022 – an innovative book gifting project aiming to improve the literacy levels of young children across the Cessnock Local Government Area. Initiated by the international country music...

The mystery library that has wowed the internet

New York: On the first Tuesday of the year, author and political activist Don Winslow tweeted a photograph of an avid reader’s dream library. Bathed in the buttery glow of three table lamps, almost every surface of the room is covered with books. There are books on...

New Bookish Podcasts to Listen to in 2022

New Bookish Podcasts to Listen to in 2022

Want some new bookish podcasts in your feed? We've got some new ones hot off the press for 2022 to recommend! Source: New Bookish Podcasts to Listen to in 2022 | Book Riot

Celebrating Bellbrae Primary Street Library

Celebrating Bellbrae Primary Street Library

We would like to thank Street Library very much for the donation as winners of the CBCA (VIC Branch) 2021 Book Week competition. The students at Bellbrae Primary were very excited that they won the competition.  Some grade 6 students painted the Street Library before...

Street Librarian of the Year for 2021

Street Librarian of the Year for 2021

I like finding them for lots of reasons! It is such a nice surprise to stumble on one unexpectedly, they all have different personalities and I enjoy the creativity of the owners who install them. They're a sign of a caring community, and it's great to see books I've...

Our Volunteer of Year for 2021

Our Volunteer of Year for 2021

We are excited to celebrate our wonderful volunteer Jonathan Englert. Jonathan and his wonderful team at Andiron Group use hard-hitting, often experimental communications to make fast-growing companies irresistible. For the past three years, Street Library has been so...

Celebrating our Street Library of the Year 2021

Celebrating our Street Library of the Year 2021

  Langri Tangpa Centre (LTC) is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1982, and run entirely by volunteers. The LTC is a teaching and meditation centre in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, and they provide a friendly and supportive environment for learning and...

Wylies Baths Street Library

Wylies Baths Street Library

Henry Alexander Wylie, a champion long distance, and underwater swimmer established Wylie's Baths in 1907. Wylie’s daughter Wilhelmina, along with Fanny Durack, were Australia’s first two female Olympic swimming representatives. The first gold and silver swimming...

The books that shaped me: Sarah Winman

The books that shaped me: Sarah Winman

The author shares the reads that stand out for her. BY JOANNE FINNEY 08/09/2021 Welcome to The books that shaped me - a Good Housekeeping series in which authors talk us through the reads that stand out for them. This week, we're hearing from Sarah Winman, who is best...

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