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BARUNGA West Council and Port Broughton ComBARUNGA West Council and Port Broughton Community Library are taking reading to the streets. Source: Yorke Peninsula Country Times newspaper - Taking reading to the streets
An intriguing exploration of geometric tension and a lesson in craftsmanship and materiality, this piece of miniature architecture by Jonathan Goh also effectively encourages small-scale knowledge sharing. Source: Fully booked: Footpath Library | ArchitectureAU
THE concept of Street Libraries is gaining in momentum and popularity around Port Stephens and the Myall Coast, with News Of The Area coming across two new locations to add to the Stroud Street Library Source: New Street Library locations for Port Stephens – News Of...
Street Libraries are a growing way of sharing and borrowing books in local communities where are may not be a public library. source https://slav.org.au
HARRY Potter, Moby Dick, Huckleberry Finn... you never know whose adventure you might step into when you open the little door of Walkerston's first street library. Source: Unique new 'library' launches at Walkerston | Mackay Daily Mercury
Brisbane has more than 70 Street Libraries and here are a few of the best. Source: Street Libraries spread around Brisbane
“People we be able to take a book from a library and leave another behind." Source: Central Tablelands Woodcraft makes new street library for Yetholme residents | Western Advocate
There is no doubt that the Street Library revolution is bringing neighbourhoods together and now another library is joining the movement in our local area - The Hills Organic Garden (HOG) library. This library is exclusively for garden books for the young, the old and...
SINCE establishing her 'pop-up library' last month, Panania resident Bettina Vogel has been overwhelmed with its success. Source: localnewsplus - local news at your fingertips
A CABOOLTURE mum is trying to encourage children to pick up a book and put down technology. Source: Caboolture mum encouraging kids to pick up a book and put down technology | Quest News
Source: Photo - Google Photos 10 Street Libraries rolled out across the Inner West Council
Todd Bol’s Little Free Library boxes, which blend the form of folk art with the function of a community water cooler, have popped up in all 50 states and in 88 countries. Source: Libraries, Writ Small - The New York Times
Connecting Community for Kids community facilitator Belinda Ngoroyemoto Source: Five new street libraries in Cockburn | Community News Group
Calling all book lovers! 📚 Have you spotted a street library? Free street libraries are wonderful grassroots initiatives and a great way to bring a community together.
Mount Franklin resident, Glynn Franche started his Street Library using books he salvaged from the roadside.MOUNT PLEASANT residents have rallied around to re-open a local street library, after all the books and bookcase were pinched last month. Souce fremantle...
WORD ON THE STREETAugust 16, 2018 Feature Story, Local NewsIn a residential street in suburban Russell Lea stands a little blue curiosity on the side of the road. It appears to be out of character with its surroundings but close inspection confirms that this oddity in...
Why Sharon started up her own street library Sharon from Brisbane decided to start up her own street library! 📚 Do you have a street library in your area? #BookWeek2018 Posted by Behind the News on Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Lily Gilbert loves using the Little Street Library. THERE is nothing better on a cold winter’s day than curling up with a good book.But even better if you manage to score yourself a free book.Residents of Stroud and Bulahdelah have been able to treat themselves...
The City of Ryde is working with the community to share books through the installation of little libraries in their public domain. Source: "Take a Book; Leave a Book" Street Libraries - City of Ryde
Public Libraries throughout Australia had tool libraries back in the 1970s and 80s; Fitzroy Library's was a well known example in inner city Melbourne. What's old is new again- we are seeing a world wide renaissance of tool libraries. Another great example of the...
https://player.vimeo.com/video/219788180 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....
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...
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 Echo
KYOGLE'S mayor is pushing to bring street libraries into the villages, with the aim of encouraging reading and sharing. Source: 'Cycle of generosity': Take a book, give a book | Northern Star
A neighbourhood street library has opened in Tom Price. Source: Library connects Tom Price community | The West Australian
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As an extension from the Learning Lions recent Source: Singleton St Nick's opens "Street Library" | Maitland-Newcastle Catholic News
Free street libraries are becoming more popular. And no surprises that well-read Canberrans are getting on the act. Source: Street libraries are branching out all over Canberra, from fridges to a TARDIS
New street library in Ethel Turner's old home in Leura. Source: Ethel’s library opens in Leura | Blue Mountains Gazette