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With only one week to go, you might be running low on ideas to keep the kids busy. Don't worry, we've got you covered - and you don't have to fork out a fortune. Source: Five Canberra holiday activities to get you through the last week
Wodonga TAFE’s childcare centre has joined the street library movement, offering books for the general public to borrow or keep for free Source: Kids on Campus at Wodonga TAFE sets up a street library | The Border Mail
New boat-shaped street library sets sail at Falmouth Community Centre. Source: New boat-shaped street library sets sail at Falmouth | The Examiner
Despite problems with vandalism and theft, the number of street libraries in the Canberra area has doubled in the past year and organisers are hoping to see at least one … Source: Street libraries double in Canberra with plan for one in every suburb | The RiotACT
Forbes' first street library has been installed just in time for the Christmas holidays. Source: New library in local park | Forbes Advocate
KU Donkin A new street library providing books for children and families has opened in Moss Vale outside of KU Donkin Preschool. Source: New street library opens in Moss Vale | Southern Highland News
An idea by a nine-year-old local schoolgirl has led to the creation of Ku-ring-gai's first official street library at Warrimoo Avenue in St Ives. Have you spotted a yellow box on a street near you? Or a colourful wooden hut stuffed with tempting books to leaf through?...
Gannawarra Library Service has installed a Little Street Library at the Kerang Railway Station. The Little Street Library will provide a range of free books and magazines for travellers of all ages to enjoy on their journeys. Source: Little Street Library - Gannawarra...
It's not what you would expect to find when you open a fridge. Source: Wagga Wesley Uniting Church's street library | The Daily Advertiser
Take a book, leave a book - it's up to you. Source: Innovative street library in Camden encourages community to read | Wollondilly Advertiser
Source: Ribbon cut on Arabanoo Street library | The Queanbeyan Age
Fairy Raine from Fairy Lane has opened a street library in her front yard at Capalaba | Redland City Bulletin
A street library has opened at Capalaba alongside a garden of toadstools, herbs and flowers. Source: Fairy Raine from Fairy Lane has opened a street library in her front yard at Capalaba | Redland City Bulletin
A MINI “street” library has been set up at the Hughes Community Centre by the staff at the ACT Council on the Ageing, though this one’s located in the warmth of the foyer, with plans to… Source: The warming story of an indoor ‘street’ library | Canberra...
A COLOURFUL box has brought a quirky way for Rose City bookworms to connect. Source: PRINTS CHARMING: Warwick first in community street library | Warwick Daily News
Take a book, give a book, share a book – How the Street Library movement is growing in Newcastle & The Hunter – Newy with Kids
Want to borrow or donate a book & get to know your neighbours? Get involved in a Street Library in the Newcastle region or start your own in front of your home. Source: Take a book, give a book, share a book - How the Street Library movement is growing in...
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...