Government and Non-Government Partners

Without these people, we’d be nowhere.

Thanks for all your help

Waverley Council

Hornsby Shire Council has contributed generously by purchasing a Street Library Grant.
“I am a big fan of both books and community run projects,” Councillor McIntosh

City of Canada Bay created magic by buying a few Street Library Grants for residents to plant in their front yard. 
“Street libraries are a fun and free way for neighbours and passers-by to make connections and share and spread the joy of reading. ” – Samantha Bones (Senior Sustainability Projects Officer)

Town of East Fremantle are committed to putting Street Libraries in their community. Thanks for your assistance, from us and all the Street Librarian who are loving spreading the love of books to people in their community. 

Waverley Council are committed to putting Street Libraries in their community. Thanks for your assistance, from us and from the resident librarians of Waverley Council.

Barunga West Council has installed  10 Street Libraries in all the villagers in the area. Thank you for there for their foresight and love of books!

Blue Mountains City Council has hosted a Street Library workshop at the Women and Men Sheds.  The children in the area have set to work to design eye-catching Street Libraries.
“This project acknowledges children’s voices and they can help guide us in setting up street libraries across the Mountains that will specifically benefit kids.”– Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill

Townsville City Council purchased 100 Street Libraries for their community.
“This is a great way to get your family, neighbours or community together to decorate your Street Library, fill it with pre-loved books, and know that you are giving your community something good to read and a dose of happiness,” – Community and Cultural Development Committee chairperson, Ann-Maree Greaney

Waverley Council

City of Parramatta Council have bought three Street Library Grant and they have been distributed to their community.
“The City of Parramatta Council is proud to offer residents the opportunity to take part in the growing STREET LIBRARY program. We value the opportunity to partner with Street Library to grow the number of libraries in the community.”  – 
Lisa Kollaras (Environmental Educational Officer) 

Inner West Council has brought Street Libraries to the community by purchasing the Street Library Grant program.
“Street Libraries support many of the priorities we share as part of our vision on Council – I see them as little boxes that encapsulate our values of community, local culture, creativity, equality, street activation, and sustainability; and they encourage walking and active transport,” – Councillor Anna York

Bunyip & District Community House Inc. is a not for profit community organisation and they have purchased 10 Street Libraries for their neighbourhood.

Waverley Council

The City of Ryde now have at least 40 registered Street Libraries. These libraries are a mix of Council managed Street Libraries, privately installed street libraries, as well as Street Libraries offered to the community via the Council Grant Program offered by Street Library Australia.

Waverley Council

Strathfield Council bought the Street Library Grant and is excited to connect the community.
“Residents will enjoy access to free reading material right at their door step and will have the opportunity to stimulate their minds and engage in meaningful conversations about their stories with one another.” Naomi Searle

Waverley Council

Hobson Bay City Council

Hobson Bay City Council hosted a Street Library workshop. 
“Even though places are limited for 20 lucky residents to build and design their own street library with full support from Council and other community groups, the whole community can embrace the street libraries and share books,”  – Councillor Tony Briffa

Waverley Council

Blacktown City Council has installed Street Library by purchasing the Grant Program. 
In this day and age even though the mobile devices have created an expanded scope to reading, the social media takes too much time in our lives and has killed the interest in reading with a Street Library we can start the change. “ – Councillor Moninder Singh

Waverley Council

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has contributed generously to Street Library. Thanks to the good folks there for their foresight and love of books!
“Street libraries really do become owned by the neighbourhood and people take care of them,” – Marketing and program librarian Kate Forrest

Financial Contributors - Donation Waitlist

These folks have given to our Donation Waitlist Program.

Our donation waitlist enables people and organisations to get libraries for no-cost. Join the waitlist here.
The people on this list have bought libraries for people on our waitlist!

City of Sydney

City of Sydney helped us get founded, and meant we could really get the project moving in NSW.

Waverley Council

City of Parramatta Council

City of Parramatta Council has contributed generously to our donation waitlist program. Thanks to the good folks there for their foresight and love of books!

Memberships and Associations we're part of

We're in their gang. And they're in ours.

The Centre for Volunteering (The Centre) is the peak body in NSW promoting and supporting volunteering and community participation. The Centre is a not-for-profit organisation and includes Volunteering NSW, its service delivery arm, and the NSW School of Volunteer Management, a registered training organisation.

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not for profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians. The CBCA presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature.

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is the peak national body responsible for representing the Australian publishing industry and for promoting the importance of the published word to the educational, social, cultural and intellectual life of Australia.

Community Gardens Australia is an incorporated non-profit association. 
Their community-based organisation provides a platform for people interested in city farms, community gardening, food gardening in schools and other community food systems. We help people share their stories, their knowledge, and their ideas.

The Our Community Group provides advice, connections, training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities. Our partners in that work are not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises; government, philanthropic and corporate grantmakers; donors and volunteers; enlightened businesses; and other community builders

Non financial contributors

These folks have contributed expertise, time and effort to the project.

Without these people, we’d be nowhere.

Thanks for all your help

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