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Behind The Footpath Library

As the founder of nationwide The Footpath Library, Sarah Garnett has helped provide books to thousands of homeless Australians. But a job this big… Read more..

Feature article on the NSWPLA website

The NSW Public Library association welcomes The Footpath Library as an Associate Member. You can read the feature story here (Go to December 2015… Read more..

Promise or Pay campaign for The Footpath Library

To mark National Homelessness Prevention Week (August 3-9), The Footpath Library has teamed up with Promise or Pay to take on the Nice Bucket… Read more..

Blacktown Sun story on the Epic! Short Story Competition – June 30 2015

Take a look at a story on the Secondary second place winner of the competition here.

WA Today story on the Epic! Short Story Competition – June 16 2015

Check out a feature on the winner of the secondary section of the competition here.

The Footpath Library Epic! Short Story Competition Winners and Honours Roll

The Footpath Library is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Epic! Short Story Competition for Australian school children.       The… Read more..

The Footpath Library Epic! Short Story Competition Short Lists

  The Footpath Library is delighted to announce the short lists for the 2015 Epic! Short Story Competition for Australian school children. The shortlisted… Read more..

EPIC! Proves to be an EPIC success

Way back at the end of 2014 when The Footpath Library Founder Sarah Garnett and I sat down to discuss the next EPIC! writing… Read more..

Community views on gender and sexuality is driver for young people to become homeless

Last month a light was shone on the number of young people experiencing homelessness through Youth Homelessness Matters Day. Each night in Australia, approximately… Read more..

Making a Dashing difference

Dashing Print has been assisting The Footpath Library for the last five years, providing free printing of all The Footpath Library marketing materials. Russell… Read more..

Promising academic after being homeless for 10 years

After experiencing homelessness for 10 years, Grahame discovered The Footpath Library and rediscovered her love of reading. She shares her story about how The Footpath… Read more..

Why reading is a universal right

Meredith Jaffe has generously been donating her time to coordinate our Ambassador Program for nearly three years. She says that it’s very important for… Read more..

David Whish-Wilson shares his satirical taste in books

While I’m a crime writer by trade, most of my favourite books are what might be called satirical epics. In particular, I love Cervantes’ Don… Read more..

A Home for The Footpath Library

Our current ‘home’ is being re-let in June and for the past few months we have been searching for someone to donate office space… Read more..