Our vision is to enrich the quality of life for homeless people, encourage literacy and promote a society that is well informed about homelessness.

Mission Statement

The Footpath Library encourages the benefits of readingĀ and connection by giving quality books to homeless people.

Our Key Objectives

  • To enrich the lives of homeless people
  • To increase the benefits of readingĀ amongst homeless people
  • To make free books available to homeless people
  • To operate mobile libraries that stock quality, relevant books
  • To raise awareness and understanding about homelessness

Potential benefits of reading for our customers include:

Maintain and improve literacy
Mental stimulation
Reduction of stress
Pleasure of reading a great story
A distraction from daily life
Connection with a past interest or other readers