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Are you a future Street Librarian residing in the Mornington Peninsula Shire?

Thanks to the community-minded folks at Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Street Library Australia has six FREE Street Libraries for budding Street Librarians who live within the LGA. There are two models available (in pre-made and kit form). These tiny vestibules...

We’re on the hunt for the 2023 Street Library of the Year!

We've all got a favourite Street Library. This is your chance to show your love and celebrate the Street Library Community by putting yours forward for the 2023 Street Library of the Year. And yes, you totally are allowed to nominate your own Street Library for this...

Holidays Ahoy… Delivery Deadlines Apply

Folks, Christmas is coming, and that means… deadlines! For those outside Sydney we will need your orders by Wednesday December 13, 2023 in order to process, fill and dispatch them in time for Christmas. Sydney-siders can pick up their orders from our shop front in...

Story Box Library Share ‘Summer Time’ for National Shared Reading Week

Summer Time is a stunning tribute to an Australian summer, by creators Antonia Pesenti and Hilary Bell. To celebrate National Shared Reading Week, our friends at Story Box Library have shared this beautiful story with us, read by author and food literacy advocate,...

Let’s Read Together! Announcing National Shared Reading Week.

Drum roll please... we're very excited to announce National Shared Reading Week from Monday November 27 until Sunday December 3! Shared Reading is simply reading with others. It builds language and literacy skills in children and strengthens their ability to connect...

Volunteer Positions Available – State Librarians!

We’re on the hunt for a handful of enthusiastic Street Librarians within our existing community who are motivated to support and represent SLA as volunteer State & Territory Librarians.  These volunteer roles will include: Communicating with fellow Street...

SLA – Gifting Street Libraries In Support of Children’s Book Week® 2023

Book Week is upon us once again and Street Library Australia is very proud to be supporting the CBCA’s Shadow Judging Program. Now in its second year, the program invites young readers from across Australia to join the conversation about the CBCA’s annual shortlist...

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...

Amazing Street Library Alert: Rainbow Pushmi-Pullyu

Imagination and resourcefulness are both in abundance down in Keilor East, VIC, where mosaic artist, and now Street Librarian Debbie, resides. Look at this splendid beast! “When you imagine a Pushmi-pullyou street library perhaps it’s best to make it,” says Debbie....

We’re Donating Street Libraries for Children’s Book Week® 2023!

The Children’s Book Council of Australia’s annual Children’s Book Week®  is almost upon us, and this years’ theme is ‘Read. Grow. Inspire’. This years’ celebrations will take place between August 19-25 and Street Library Australia is VERY proud to be supporting the...

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