Take a look at a story on the Secondary second place winner of the competition here.
Check out a feature on the winner of the secondary section of the competition here.
Listen to a story on modern libraries including The Footpath Library featured on FBi Radio here.
Check out Sarah’s interview with literary women’s website WordMothers here.
Download Sarah Garnett’s interview in Swedish Magazine – Bibliotekforum
Kennards is providing valuable support to the homeless by supplying storage units free of charge to the Footpath Library. Read more in the Kennards Kourier Article.
Radio interview with founder Sarah Garnett on the UN’s World Book and Copyright Day. Click here to listen
AN INSPIRATIONAL poem about Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai won Penrith Selective High School student Wanda Kuai first place in the Footpath Library poetry competition. Wanda Kuai receives her award from the Footpath Library’s ambassador program co-ordinator, Meredith Jaffe. More than 50 students entered the annual national competition, which this year centred around courage. Wanda, 13, said…
Effective and sustained action to prevent and reduce homelessness, especially among the “hidden homeless”, is the key message of National Homeless Persons Week, 5-11 August 2013. “The majority of this State’s homeless are young people, women escaping domestic violence, vulnerable families and their children and poor single adults.” said Gary Moore, CEO of Homelessness NSW…
ABC News “The Footpath Library is encouraging reading amongst the homeless in Sydney” – 24 July 2013
On a bitingly cold night beneath the high rises of corporate Australia, Sydney’s homeless search for nourishment for their minds with the books from The Footpath Library. Click here to watch the video.
Natalie Penova talks to Sarah Garnett about The Footpath Library’s work and Waverley Library’s Suspended Book event. Click here to listen. [mp3player config=fmp_jw_widget_config.xml file=http://eastsidefm.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Sarah-Garnett-Footpath-Library_mixdown.mp3]
The Wentworth Courier captures a great pic of Hank and Sarah and gives a great overview of our work, in particular our Sydney based mobile library service. Click here to view PDF
Carol Duncan interviews our Founder Sarah Garnett. Click here to Listen
The Footpath Library is thrilled to be the first beneficiary of Mailbooks for Good, a creative collaboration between bmf Advertising and Random House. With your support this initiative will enable us to supply new books to our literature-hungry clients. Already there has been international press like this: http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2013/march/introducing-the-useful-dust-jacket In Sydney a small selection of books…
The Footpath Library and Macquarie Banking and Financial Services Group launch a new Short Story Competition
The Footpath Library and Macquarie Banking and Financial Services Group have joined forces to launch an exciting new short story competition which opens on 5 March and closes 5pm Sydney time on 3 May 2013. The Footpath Library aims to make books more accessible to the homeless and disadvantaged members of our society, change our…