Shipping Container Free Library in Auckland

From this week we will be looking at libraries, books, reading and literacy on Picture Postcards. I’ve snapped today’s photo in the Wynyard Quarter by the waterfront in Auckland, New Zealand. The man is taking advantage of a cozy reading spot in a ‘take a book, leave a book’ library. And, yes, that is a shipping container!

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LX Factory in Lisbon
Librería de Ávila, Buenos Aires’ oldest bookshop
The Bouquinistes of Paris

About the author

Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.