Sunday, 19 February 2017
When politicians get to do something worth smiling about - Trish Doyle launches Little Free Libraries
As part of the CBCA (Childrens Book Council of Australia) our local Blue Mountains branch has had the enormous fun of putting together five Little Free Libraries loaning centres, located in shops around the mountains. These are intended for kids (and adults) to borrow books free of charge and return them to the location (or a new book of their choice). Ours are IKEA units but there are amazingly creative ones elsewhere, like this one on the left! So far we've had a fantastic response from the community.
What a beautiful way to build community and improve literacy for everyone!
Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the world in neighbourhoods, in front of businesses and even private homes. You can find out more here: https://littlefreelibrary.org/