Street Libraries in Melbourne

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Melbourne Christmas Projections

City of Melbourne’s iconic Christmas projections are back to bring you some festive cheer! Source: Melbourne Christmas Projections

Millions of books, monkeys and an orchestra

In the heart of Melbourne, where a common department store now stands, you could once step off the street and into a very different world — complete with millions of books, exotic animals and even a live orchestra. Source: Beneath a rainbow arch in the heart of...

Libraries Change Lives

  On Tuesday 17 September  2018 Victorian Public Libraries   launched a campaign highlighting the role and community benefit of public libraries: Libraries Change Lives. Every day, Victorian public libraries are fostering literacy of all kinds, supporting culture...

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...


Designed with an old book store feel the Melbourne Central Little Library is a great place for commuters, city goers, visitors and students to escape to for a free read.

Little Library in Melbourne – ABC

Second-hand book dealers were not interested in most of the books, and Mr Cumming thought it would be a waste to throw them away.

Melbourne Little Library – The Leader

“Trading books is a nice way for residents to connect and it will get people out on the street and walking,” Bridget said.

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