Australia Day in the NSW Southern Tablelands

Once again Sarah was invited to be a 2013 Australia Day Ambassador and this year addressed citizenship awards ceremonies in Captain’s Flat and Braidwood, as well as attending as a guest in Bungendore, all towns in the Southern Tablelands of NSW.  Sarah’s address focused on the importance of family and how vital it is for…

Positively Remarkable Women exhibition

On Saturday 26th May a photography exhibition entitled Positively Remarkable Women will be on show at Women’s College, Sydney University from 4-6pm.  Diana McDonald has taken portraits of 50 women she deems “positively remarkable” and the exhibition includes Footpath Library Founder, Sarah Garnett.  Anyone can attend but please register by emailing

National Year of Reading

Our founder, Sarah Garnett, and our chairperson, Jaqui Lane, headed down to Canberra today to help launch the National Year of Reading, an initiative that’s designed to help people discover (and rediscover) the magic of books and reading. We’re participating in the initiative and will have updates here throughout the year.

Sarah Garnett honoured by Positively Remarkable Women

The Footpath Library’s founder Sarah Garnett was humbled and honoured to be featured by the Positively Remarkable Women project, which draws attention to women who, as the website states, ‘have/had a positive impact on their community…who fight for the underdog or for those unable to speak for  themselves…who broaden our horizons through ideas and innovation—women who…