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The Human Library: Unjudge someone

Explore a diverse collection of ‘human books’ during this conversation-style storytelling event. ‘Human books’ are individual volunteers who share their story in conversations with small groups of readers. A few possible topics include race, gender, religion and...

Celebrating Country Women Association Blackall Street Library

Celebrating Country Women Association Blackall Street Library

Blackall is located in central-western Queensland, between Longreach and Charleville and 500 km south-west of Rockhampton. Nestled on the banks of the mighty Barcoo, Blackall is known for its colour and culture. The town is the Arts Capital of the West, boasting an...

Celebrating Preston Beach Street Library

Celebrating Preston Beach Street Library

Street Library Australia (SLA) donated the library with the aim of engaging the community in the joy of reading. The Street Library in Preston Beach will benefit both locals and visitors to the town, and organiser Dr Sue van Leeuwen thanked SLA, FMG, Shire of Waroona...

Kings Cross Community Garden

Kings Cross Community Garden

A new community garden has grown from the rooftop of a Kings Cross (NSW) car park.Founding member Terry (left) and over 120 avid gardeners welcomed their newly installed Street Library. This wonderful community hub hopes to reduce social isolation and bring...

25 Words For Book Lovers – BOOKGLOW

25 Words For Book Lovers – BOOKGLOW

If you're a person who is passionately enthusiastic about books—otherwise known as a bibliolater—you should know these 25 words for book lovers. Source: 25 Words For Book Lovers - BOOKGLOW

Kyra shares her love of books with everyone

Kyra shares her love of books with everyone

Books have always had a special place in Kyra's heart. She has been a reader her entire life and is hoping to spread the love of reading with her whole community with her Street Library. Kyra is passionate about sharing the books she reads on her Instagram account...

Creative ways to decorate your home with old books

Creative ways to decorate your home with old books

Decorate your house in style using old books. Wondering how? Read these eight interesting and creative ways to decorate your home with old books. Source: Creative ways to decorate your home with old books

17 Quizzes For Huge Book Worms

17 Quizzes For Huge Book Worms

Don't mind me, I'm just taking a break from reading my book to take 100 quizzes. Source: 17 Quizzes For Huge Book Worms

The History Of Bookmobiles

The History Of Bookmobiles

From its inception in the 1800s to the library and bookstore bookmobiles still operating today, here is the history of bookmobiles. Source: The History Of Bookmobiles | Book Riot

The Paint The Ridge REaD Dhinawan Street Library

The Paint The Ridge REaD Dhinawan Street Library

  In the lead up to this event the Dhinawan who lives at Little Diggers Preschool and Child Care Centre visited services in our community… the Lightning Ridge Central School, Youth Centre, Walanbaa Dhurrali, Lightning Ridge Preschool, and the LR Play Group…...

Help Hannah a Year 11 student researching Street Libraries

Help Hannah a Year 11 student researching Street Libraries

I’m Hannah and I’m a secondary school student from Adelaide. I have always had a love for reading and you can often find me curled up on the weekend with my favourite book. For school, I am undertaking a project and my passion for reading sparked the idea to create a...

Mobile library Street Books feeds literary passions 

Mobile library Street Books feeds literary passions 

For more than a decade, librarians with the nonprofit mobile library Street Books have been biking around Portland bringing books directly to people who live outdoors. Now, two of its street librarians, founder Laura Moulton and former patron Ben Hodgson, have...

This Turkish library is shaped like a shelf of giant books.

This Turkish library is shaped like a shelf of giant books.

Here’s something wonderful: Karabuk University’s library, in Karabuk, Turkey, is designed to look like a row of large books on a shelf. It’s so cheerful—and there is a pleasure and clarity in… Source: This Turkish library is shaped like a shelf of giant books.

Reading Club 2000 – Manila, Philippines

Reading Club 2000 – Manila, Philippines

Reading Club 2000 is a community reading center in Bangketa sa Barrio La Paz that is open 24/7 to everybody who loves to read and learn. The Reading Club 2000 which is a free-for-all public library like no other: it lets anyone borrow and then bring back or keep any...

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

With four glass towers shaped like half-open books, the National Library of France, opened in 1995, was one of President Mitterrand’s most ambitious and costliest projects. Some 12 million tomes are stored on 420km of shelves and the library can accommodate 2000...

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