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KU Gwynneville Preschool is the lucky recipient of a new street library. Source: New Wollongong street library one of the first of its kind in NSW
IT’S five years since former prime minister Tony Abbott ate a raw onion, brown skin and all, while campaigning for re-election in the state’s north. Source: Tony Abbott was wrong to chomp a raw onion but right about one thing
An honest mistake has drawn the community together over a street library. Source: Happy ending for The Case of the Disappearing Library
Part of Book Week celebrations at Child and Family Centre Source: Community street library for Beaconsfield
By Steph McNicol THE pandemic has brought out Mitchell residents’ creative ways of staying connected without contact, including a free library in Kilmore and a spoon village in Broadford. In late August, Kilmore resident and home daycare owner Renae Dargan decided to...
Source: New street library open
Catherine Field family’s isolation gift to community Source: Read all about it at Mr Gilbert street library
"It has been an absolute delight watching from my window as passers-by discover it. Tiny kids on scooters will call out to their siblings to stop and spend a few minutes looking through to find a book ..." Source: A woman's street library becomes a neighbourhood...
WHEN Marion Brown and husband Les moved to Karuah two years ago they wanted to become a part of the local community and find a way to contribute. Advertise with News of The Area today. It's Source: Little Street Library in Karuah helps to unite the community
THE Anna Bay Seven Day Makeover is on hold thanks to COVID-19 as is the planned makeover for the Medowie town centre, however locals in Anna Bay are not letting a virus make them lose Source: Street Library Installed at Anna Bay Surf Bike and Skate
Source: Anglican book store gets creative with construction of street library
Lemonade stalls, street libraries and honesty boxes have popped up all over Brisbane's streets as residents look for ways to keep engaged in their community during isolation. Source: Coronavirus restrictions on movement prompt growing interest in street-front stalls -...
Source: Neighbourhood street library a 'hoot' for little ones and literacy
Source: The street library is open - MPNEWS
Cardinia Lakes’ first street library has popped up in Windermere Boulevard – providing books for children, adults and families. Pakenham resident, … Source: Word on the street | Pakenham Gazette
Whether it's cooking food or taking photographs, as the coronavirus crisis evolves, so too are small neighbourhood armies of volunteers across Canberra. Source: If coronavirus has you feeling (understandably) down, read these stories from Canberra
The free books offer an escape from reality amid tough times. Source: Helping children adjust to new life in lockdown
Although libraries around the South West have closed, there is still one little pink library open to the public. Source: Bunbury free street library still open for business
Despite public libraries being closed, there's still a place where people can go to satisfy a bookish urge at anytime of the day or night. Read more
The free books offer an escape from reality amid tough times. Source: New chapter: Helping children adjust to new life in lockdown
A street library has been launched at 146 Fairwater Boulevard, Blacktown – breathing new life into a love for books and community. Called the ‘146 Fairwater Boulevard Free Fun Library’, it is the brainchild of local resident Guneeta Khanna and is Blacktown’s first...
The Paterson Pelican Bookery is open for business! Source: Street library a sweet nod to Bill
With the help of his parents Sally and Phil, six-year-old Hugh Millington-Schwan of Crabtree is helping to spread a love of literacy in his local community. Source: Huon News
Birubi Point Community Pre-School has established the Port's first Street Library outside the centre's Anna Bay gate entrance. Source: Anna Bay gets Port's first street library
Deer Park’s Adamovic family has created a mini library in the hope the act of sharing books will help bring the community closer together. Source: Deer Park's mini library open for all
Tinonee Public School is offering the use of its defibrillator and Street Library to the community Source: Tinonee school gifts life saving equipment and books to community
Take a book, leave a book is the concept behind street library. Source: YPA opens Mount Isa's first ever street library
When Rachael's brain tumours were first found, she planned trips to Tuscany and swims with the turtles — then she threw those plans away and began a mission to fill Canberra with street libraries. Source: Rachael dreams of a street library on every Canberra corner...