A novel idea: Lil Street Libraries

February 01, 2019

I am LOVING watching the Lil Street Libraries pop up all over Canberra and can't wait to visit every single one in Belconnen! In Evatt this evening, I couldn't resist popping over to The Hulk - Evatt Street Library. I've been following this Facebook page closely and there's so much care and effort put into fostering a love of books.

While I was taking my 'Hulkie' (a must-do at the Hulk), a young fami


ly came down the path. With excitement the two young kids saw they were near The Hulk and started shouting, 'Hulkie! Hulkie!' and couldn't seem to wait to see what was inside. (And the range at The Hulk doesn't disappoint!) That's what it's all about, isn't it?

My 'hulkie'


My next stop was the very special Higgins Street Library, created in memory of baby girls Gracie and Tilly. I love the care put into creating and maintaining this little library which you'll spot between the hedges at 8 Wearing Street.  

The Lil Street Libraries team is hoping to see one street library in every suburb by the end of this year. 

Higgins Street Library