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Get Involved in Australia’s Reading Hour 2021!

Get Involved in Australia’s Reading Hour 2021!

Join us on Tuesday 14 September 2021 to celebrate the joy of reading! #StoriesThatMatter Australian Reading Hour 2021 celebrates the stories that matter and explores the role of storytelling in transforming lives and shaping our sense of identity, belonging and...

Books That Made Us: Youth Fiction Prize

Books That Made Us: Youth Fiction Prize

Australian novels capture our everyday lives and dreams. They hold up a mirror to the nation, reflecting the good and the bad. In response to the anticipated new ABC series, Books That Made Us, ABC Education has teamed up with ABC Radio National's Big Weekend of...

15 travel books that will change the way you see the world

15 travel books that will change the way you see the world

The success of any great travel book can be measured not in awards, but in miles. The sheer distances they take our imaginations, and the miles they inspire us to hike, drive and fly—those are the things that matter when it comes to these books. Source: 15 travel...

How to Start a Bookmobile

How to Start a Bookmobile

Ever wanted to start your own bookmobile and become a book seller? Owner of Iron Dog Books offers insights and lessons learned. Source: How to Start a Bookmobile

La Carreta Literaria | Fundación

La Carreta Literaria | Fundación

The  Cultural Corporation La Carreta Literaria Let's read!  is a non-profit entity whose objective is to promote the pleasure of reading among children and young people through the development of programs and campaigns in the city of Cartagena, in the department of...

Share your Street Library story

Share your Street Library story

How do you run your Street Library? What do you do to entice people to stop at your Street Library?We are searching for passionate Street Librarians to share their words of wisdom with the Street Library community by being interviewed on Facebook or Instagram Live....

KU Gwynneville Preschool welcomes their Street Library

KU Gwynneville Preschool welcomes their Street Library

Sage, 4, and Jarrah, 8, with early childhood educator Carly Wells at the KU Gwynneville Preschool. Photo: Adam McLean. KU Gwynneville Preschool is the lucky recipient of a new street library. The new library at Berkeley Street, Gwynneville is the only one of its kind...

Why Men Are Reading Romance Novels

According to Romance Writers of America, a nonprofit for romance authors, 18 percent of romance fiction readers are men. Source: Why Men Are Reading Romance Novels

Meet Noah our August Street Librarian of the Month

Meet Noah our August Street Librarian of the Month

Hi, My name is Noah and I am a Street Librarian. I am 12 years old and I love to read. Like REALLY love to read. In Year 6 we had to create a community service project, and I decided to create my very own street library. I hammered it, nailed it and painted it. And...

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