The Footpath Library aims to enrich the quality of life for homeless people, encourage literacy and promote a society that is well informed about homelessness.

Society - Food for the Mind and Soul A Footpath Library Short Film

Enriching lives by giving books

The Footpath Library gives away free books to homeless people living on the street via our mobile services in Sydney and Perth. The books are a gift and need not be returned.

 

Who we are

Founded by Sarah Garnett in 2003, The Footpath Library grew out of sorrow, a simple observation, and the desire to make a difference.

How we help

The Footpath Library gathers new books from publishers and excellent quality secondhand books from the general public and distributes them to homeless people living… Read more..

Announcement

Restructuring The Footpath Library

The Footpath Library (TFL) was founded over 10 years ago with a simple mission – to bring the joy of books to people experiencing homelessness. Since its humble beginnings – literally a scattering of books on the footpath – TFL has grown to serve over 100 homelessness providers in four cities and over 300 individuals each month at its mobile services in Sydney and Perth.

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Restructuring The Footpath Library

The Footpath Library (TFL) was founded over 10 years ago with a simple mission – to bring the joy of books to people experiencing… Read more..

The Footpath Library is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Epic! Short Story Competition

PRIMARY SCHOOL WINNERS AND PRIZES First: Phillip Greenwood, St. George Christian School, Hurstville, NSW (16GB Samsung Galaxy Tablet) Second: Georgia Holmes, Earlwood Public School,… Read more..

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