Phone box has new life as library

November 30, 2009 at 7:48 am | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
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BBC NEWS CHANNEL

Phonebox library in Westbury-sub-Mendip

The traditional phone box was bought from BT for £1

A traditional red phone box has been recycled into one of the country‘s smallest lending libraries – stocking 100 books.

Villagers from Westbury-sub-Mendip in Somerset can use the library around the clock, selecting books, DVDs and CDs.

Users simply stock it with a book they have read, swapping it for one they have not.

“It’s really taken off. The books are constantly changing,” said parish councillor Bob Dolby.

He added: “It is completely full at the moment with books. Anyone is free to come and take a book and leave one that you have already read.

 

 

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