Attention, book-lovers: phone booth libraries may just start popping up on street corners near you! One UK town has set the concept in motion by launching a 24-hour book borrowing serviceâ€"through a telephone booth.
The phone booth library is located in Westbury-sub-Mendip in Somerset, and was recycled from an old booth in part to preserve history.
With residents stocking and swapping out books, the library now houses over 100 choices. Not only eco-friendly and convenient, phone booth libraries like this are self-sustaining as they are entirely community-run.
Phone Booth Libraries
More Stats +/-
Utilizing Limited Spaces
The Library Hotel in New York City
Outdoor Book Rooms
Futuristic Looped Libraries
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Community-Run 24-Hour Micro Library in Somerset
- By: Katherine VongDec 2, 2009