Street Libraries in Canberra

Is your local Street Library on the map?

Can Canberra become the Street Library Capital of Australia? That’s the challenge, 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 Canberra)! Oh, and if there’s any news about Street Libraries in your neighbourhood, please let us know and we’ll add it to our Canberra blog feed, over here →

Do you have a favourite street library, food or plant pantry?

Florey mother creates popular attraction in her cul de sac Source: Do you have a favourite street library, food or plant pantry?

A unique home for books planted on a bike path!

The story behind Maggie's Lil Street Library Source: A unique home for books planted on a bike path!

Meet Alan and his grandkids

This wonderful Street Library is called one fish blue fish, books at 55. Alan the Street Librarian shares his story with us. Our street is a short distance from The Kingsford Smith school serving years K- 10. Accordingly, we have a range of ages walking past our...

Street libraries are branching out all over Canberra, from fridges to a TARDIS

Free street libraries are becoming more popular. And no surprises that well-read Canberrans are getting on the act. Source: Street libraries are branching out all over Canberra, from fridges to a TARDIS
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