Little Free Libraries Launch

by Narelda Joy

Our fabulous Blue Mountains Sub-branch of the NSW branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia launched our first four Little Free Libraries yesterday at the Gingerbread House!

Little Free Libraries started in 2009 and there are now 36,00 worldwide. We want to encourage kids to read so we have filled ours with children’s books. We received a grant from author James Patterson in conjunction wth Megalong Books at Leura which has enabled us to set up four initial libraries. We hope to establish many more, up and down the mountains.

I designed the graphics for our Little Free Libraries which include our sub-branch logo, “Blue” the Blue Mountains Dragon, for easy recognition.

Head to https://littlefreelibrary.org/ for more information about this initiative .

Our  gorgeous little boxes with 100 books each have been installed at

The Gingerbread House – Katoomba

Rust n Timber – Lawson

Wayzgoose Cafe -Leura

Gifts n Things – Leura

We are officially registered on the LFL world map!

Our first customer pictured here

Blue Mountains CBCA

The lovely Scarlett (daughter of Jo) from Gifts n Things was our model

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Local MP Trish Doyle came to officially launch our initiative. 

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My logo design for the Blue Mountains sub-branch

CBCA BM Blue 300 DPI RGB WEB ONLY

I got to hug a Gingerbread Man! A dream come true!

narelda Joy gingerbread

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