Street Libraries in Brisbane

Is your local Street Library on the map?

Can Brisbane become the Street Library capital of Australia? That’s the challenge Brisbaneians, are you up for it should be the question! Know of a local library that isn’t on the map, add it here, want to start your own local Street Library, buy one here, or feeling creative and a little bit handy? Make your own with one with our pre-drawn plans. Then once you’re done with that, tell the world (or at least Brisbane)! Oh, and if there’s any news about Street Libraries in your neighbourhood, please let us know and we’ll add it to our Brisbane blog feed, over here →


Do you have the need to read? You could head to Dymocks or a Council library, or there could be a micro library hiding somewhere on your street and you just don’t know it yet. ‘Street L… Source: BRISBANE STREET LIBRARIES

Langri Tangpa Centre Created Australia’s 2,500th Street Library

Langri Tanga Centre (LTC), the FPMT center in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, used a US$300 International Merit Box Project grant they received in 2019 to create a “Street Library” on the center’s outside property. The International Merit Box Project was created

Little Scholars Ashmore

In June, Little Scholars Ashmore (a daycare centre in Queensland) opened the first of their first Street Libraries. According to them, it's one of our favourite initiatives of 2017. It is such a simple, honest community driven initiative that promotes...

Piddington Pages

Craig Campbell and his family have set up a street library called "Piddington Pages" in the Brisbane area. They started with a door from a renovation project and built the library around the feature. Craig was interviewed by ABC Brisbane about his Street Library....

Piddington Pages Article

Craig and Hannah Campbell talk to Courier Mail about their Street Library

The Footpath Library Competition

We donated one of our libraries to The Footpath Library The Footpath Library collects donated books from the public and publishers and gives them to those who don’t have access to good quality reading material.   The Footpath Library gives away free books to...
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