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10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day

Reading is good for you ! If you're one of countless people who don't make a habit of reading regularly, you might be missing out: reading has a significant number of benefits, and just a few benefits of them are listed below. Source: 10 Benefits of Reading: Why You...

Street library Blacktown | News Local

BLACKTOWN’S first community street library has been installed — and the family behind the project hope it helps foster a love of reading.Kristy Gavegan said her children, Zoe, 4, and Liam, 6, love to find new books inside the little box set up to encourage residents...

Read All About It! | Hills Echo

There is a new Street Library on the block! Kolora Collection is located at 63 Kolora Crescent, Ferny Hills and is the brain child of Tanya Haynes. Source: Read All About It! | Hills...

Lennox celebrates its new street library – Echonetdaily

Lennox Head is joining the trend and has launched its own Street Library where anyone can pick up or drop off a book. The Street Library was launched by local author Lisa Walker and the Street Library motto is ‘Take... Read More → Source: Lennox celebrates its new...

Hark The Sydney Morning Herald

Recently the cover story of The Sydney Morning Herald, the street library trend is gathering attention from communities all across Australia. Why is that? Because they provide their users with indefinite value, and they do so indiscriminately....

Book Sharing in Boronia Park

With the help of local public school students, a vibrant street library has been constructed for the Boronia Park Village Centre. This home for books allows individuals of all ages to take and leave books at their leisure. New life may now be found in the area as many...

Bondi Book Exchange

A growing book exchange in Bondi Junction has captured local attention. Adults and children alike are supporting and participating in this wonderful system. Street Libraries are ensuring that books are made freely available for everyone, one community at a time....

Dapto’s Street Library is the smallest in the Illawarra

In the brave new world where technology is king, a set of Dapto parents have hit the streets to get their kids to read more books. Fortunately for neighbours Dan and Kelly Harper and David and Sarah Cowie, their own children were only too happy to lend a hand in...

A house without books is like a body without a soul

Street libraries are, essentially, a box of books, planted in your (or your neighbour’s) front yard, accessible from the street - Nic Lowe. This shows your love for the community and your care towards nature. After all, what could be more kind than sharing your good...

Buddy ­Reading Bench

Reading has been made cool at the Moorebank primary school with the introduction of the new concept street libraries and introducing buddy bench. This buddy bench ­reduce feelings of isolation and promote empathy and friendships in the playground. Read more at Daily...

Little Weather Proof Houses

These little weather proof houses (street libraries) connecting neighbours to share books and re-use economy Books. These books are free to borrow and everybody is encouraged to add books to the local street library. Have a look what Byron Shire Council says about...

Street Libraries are connecting communities

Street Libraries are connecting the communities together. Neighbours are coming outside their houses to give away free books and borrow the books for free. This great idea is strengthening the community bonds and letting people know about each other. Kinderling sheds...

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