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Street Library of the Moment – Lennox ‘Cool’ Library

Street Library of the Moment – Lennox ‘Cool’ Library

We have huge admiration for Queensland-based Street Librarian Andy, whose rapid bounceback in the face of some ridiculous weather is something to behold. Andy and his wife registered their Lennox Tardis Street Library back in October 2023,  and their bespoke Street...

Street Libraries on Bump

Street Libraries on Bump

We’re currently feeling a warm glow of recognition thanks to Bump on Stan who saw fit to write a Street Library-inspired montage into Ep 5 of the program’s new series. Yay! No spoiler alerts here - you’ll have to watch it for yourselves to gain context - but we’re...

Snap Send Solve This Holidays

Snap Send Solve This Holidays

Snap Send Solve makes it simple to do your bit, on the go. Their business is keeping shared spaces safe, clean and great to be in, and we’re very grateful that this extends to reporting unregistered Street Libraries.   Helping us to map unregistered Street Libraries...

Street Library of the Moment – Mindful Reads Haven

Street Library of the Moment – Mindful Reads Haven

Meet one of our newest Street Library recruits, Mindful Reads Haven, in Chatswood, NSW. This pretty little Street Library has been lovingly established by Community Living Supports, Northern Sydney (CLS-NS), a not-for-profit with a mission to provide uplifting support...

Street Library of the Moment – Thomas Roseby Lodge

Street Library of the Moment – Thomas Roseby Lodge

The name Thomas Roseby Lodge has been popping up all over the place recently. Not only did the folks at this residential aged care facility in  Marrickville, NSW, submit an application for some assistance to facilitate a Street Library revamp, they also recently...

Jabiru’s Street Library At The Pool

Jabiru’s Street Library At The Pool

We were SO pleased to see the Jabiru Street Library at The Pool in Jabiru, NT, pop up on the Street Library Australia map recently that we decided to give Jillian at the Jabiru Public Library a call about their foray into the Street Library community.  The pool is the...

Calling Future Street Librarians in the Sutherland Shire

Calling Future Street Librarians in the Sutherland Shire

Street Library Australia is on the hunt for  future Street Librarians in the Sutherland Shire, and thanks to Australia Post and its People of Post Grant Program we have three undecorated Street Libraries to donate to individuals and/or not-for-profit community...

A Note From Paul…

A Note From Paul…

Dear Street Library, My dear wife gave me the gift of a street bookcase on my birthday before retirement from teaching two years ago.  It is the best present I have ever received. I painted it in estuarine colours and have handwritten the titles of my 100 favourite...

The Healing Power of Books!

The Healing Power of Books!

Did you know books have healing powers? Street Librarian Carolyn and her family, who recently launched their Little Book Clinic in Frankston South, VIC, are living proof of this claim. “We decided to start The Little Book Clinic after our son had surgery,” says...