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February 23, 2012


The Sixler

It might have been more effective somewhere like Portland.

Chris Roberts

In Christchurch, New Zealand, after the earthquake a neighbourhood book exchange was set up in an old (commercial? i.e. glass-doored)fridge. It proved very popular for people finding it difficult to move around the city with the damage to roads and many of the libraries closed because the buildings were either being checked or deemed unsafe. See this article https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/5331480/Fridge-a-magnet-for-book-lovers


This from 2009 https://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/nov/30/phone-box-mini-library-somerset The red telephone booth lending library in Somerset.

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