Our 10th birthday celebrations

In November, our Sydney mobile service celebrated it’s 10th birthday with all our regular customers. We were delighted that Joe, the man who Sarah gave that first book to ten years ago (now a dear friend), was their to celebrate – and he was really chuffed! A great night, thanks to everyone who contributed! Check out…

89.7 Eastside FM radio interview May 2013

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]

Winners of The Footpath Library-Macquarie Bank Short Story competition announced by Judging Panel Chairman, Richard Glover

At a Sydney Writer’s Festival-linked event, hosted by Macquarie Banking and Financial Services this morning, the winners of the inaugural The Footpath Library and Macquarie Bank Short Story competition were announced. Patron of The Footpath Library, esteemed journalist and author, Peter FitzSimons AM, welcomed the winners and guests. “The Short Story competition is an initiative…

The Footpath Library Connects with Homelessness…

Each year The Footpath Library’s Sydney and Brisbane branches take part in Homeless Connect, a one day event bringing together people who are homeless and at risk of homelessness with free support services from business and community groups. A day at Homeless Connect offers a hearty lunch; housing and employment assistance; health checks, doctor, dentist,…

Mailbooks for Good for The Footpath Library

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…

Our New Logo has arrived!

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new logo which also reflects a change in our name to The Footpath Library. ‘Since we started out in 2003 we’ve seen a natural progression and shortening of our name to The Footpath Library so we decided to officially reflect this in our branding’, said…