The Footpath Library has come a long way since it kicked off with Sarah Garnett in Sydney in 2003. Now in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, and with a team of volunteers to boot, The Footpath Library’s outgrown its old website. We’ve been working pretty hard behind the scenes to put together a website that fits [...]
The Year 7 students at St Catherine’s in Sydney made some bookmarks to accompany their bookdrive donation. We’re thrilled and know our customers will be too. Truth be told, we’ve been eyeing off a couple we’d like for ourselves and might need the students to get designing and colouring stat!
It’s almost time for biannual event Homeless Connect again in Brisbane. We’ll be heading down to hand out books, catch up with our clients, and to meet new ones. We think it’ll be a perfect time to pick up a couple of books to enjoy in the spring sunshine or to put away for some [...]
We heard about these fantastic outdoor libraries from a friend of The Footpath Library. We’re officially in love and hope this US-based invention makes its way down under. The premise is that the birdhouse-like structures hold up to about 20 books, and people can borrow and return them at their leisure. Kind of The Footpath [...]