Recent Media Stories

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...

Piddington Pages

Craig Campbell and his family have set up a street library called "Piddington Pages" in the Brisbane area. They started with a door from a renovation project and built the library around the feature. Craig was interviewed by ABC Brisbane about his Street Library....

Warracknabeal Street Libraries

Street Library has been working with the Warracknabeal WORDS team and local Men's Sheds to encourage reading and community spirit in the area. Street Libraries are beautiful homes for books, planted in your front yard. They invite your neighbours to share the joys of...

Little Free Libraries – Atlanta

What are those colorful boxes popping up in front yards around Atlanta? Find out in this segment from “This is Atlanta” on PBA 30, Atlanta’s PBS Station

Share This