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Ngurang Learning building a love of reading

Ngurang Learning building a love of reading

Ngurang Learning Institute a nonprofit organisation is bringing change one book at a time. They started their movement on August 30th, 2020 (during the pandemic, having been inspired by a young librarian in Mizoram state. They have built 7 Street Libraries so far in...

It’s raining books!!!

It’s raining books!!!

Istanbul Modern Library is actually an installation by Richard Wentworth called “False Ceiling”

Linda Brescia: Skirts | MCA Australia

Linda Brescia: Skirts | MCA Australia

A women-focused project articulating shared aspirations, values and wants for their community, led by artist Linda Brescia. Source: Linda Brescia: Skirts | MCA Australia

Building a street library…

Have you ever seen a street library and wondered how to build one? I did, so I decided to build one for my community and immediately received donations of boxes of books and an old cabinet. The old cabinet needed a good paint job, so I invited Jackie Karin, an author...

Celebrating Street Librarian Debbie

Celebrating Street Librarian Debbie

Meet Street Librarian Debbie who runs Westbrook Wise Owl Street Library. You never know what literary delights await you in this teeny weeny Street Library, serendipity is the magic word here! Making this Street Library come to life has been a long-term goal for me...

Our Street Library Patron Adrian Piccoli

Our Street Library Patron Adrian Piccoli

Adrian Piccoli our wonderful Street Library patron shares his love of books with us. Professor Adrian Piccoli is Director of UNSW’s Gonski Institute for Education. The Gonski Institute was established in 2018 with a mission to address growing inequality in Australian...

11 new Kids Street Libraries in the Blue Mountains

11 new Kids Street Libraries in the Blue Mountains

Council would like to thank all the children and volunteers who helped establish 11 new street libraries throughout the City. The Kids Street Libraries project promotes the benefits of reading for kids, from newborns to 12 year olds. When we asked children to help us...

Welcome to the Flat World Street Library

Welcome to the Flat World Street Library

  I’ve been interested in setting up a Street Library for a while so I was very excited when the kit came in the mail. My main motivation was to be able to share new books that I have purchased, quickly read and then dismiss to a far away bookshelf. By saying new...

Bookclub — Suzanne LEAL

Bookclub — Suzanne LEAL

Thursday Book Club is a relaxed place to talk books and writing. I’ll discuss what I’ve been reading (and writing), we’ll share book recommendations and I’ll keep you informed of upcoming literary events. Drop in as you can – it doesn’t matter if you’re late or have...

Karri’s Magnificent Street Library

Karri’s Magnificent Street Library

My name is Karri McPherson and I'm a Visual Artist based in the Hunter Valley. I specialise in creating geometric, abstract artworks and in my practice I bounce between studio work, mural commissions, public art installations and digital art. I came to designing a...

Welcome to the Warana Street Library!

Welcome to the Warana Street Library!

  Reading is among the great loves of my life. Discovering books has brought untold happiness and joy, introduced me to the world of words, ideas and imagination and, at times, steadied my floundering ship. I was the girl who tried to read every book in the...

Bouncing along with Bobby B. Frog

Bouncing along with Bobby B. Frog

  WHO WE ARE Bobby B. Frog is a virtual visitor to Little Libraries and Street Libraries around the world. He has appeared in over 180 illustrations documenting his travels. I am Mrs. K, his illustrator. THE TOUR BEGINS As a preschool teacher in Vienna, Virginia,...

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