Who’s counting?


 Heather and Mark Norrish are the guardians of Lilliput Library no 48. The artwork is by illustrator Becky Lazarevic.


Before she was moved on site.


She now resides in Wanaka St Ravensbourne, although her official address is 251 Ravensbourne Rd.

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Lilliput Library no 47


Lilliput Library no 47 waiting to go to its new home. This Lilliput was painted by Devon Smith, a tattoo artist.


A rooftop view of Devon’s artwork.

Here she is, Lilliput Library no. 47 installed at 45 Seaton Road, Portobello. Claire Metcalfe is its Guardian. Pop along some time for a look and choose a book.


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The fabulous Taieri Blokes

Sheryl and I called out today to see the blokes at the Taieri Blokes’ Shed. They had another 9 Lilliput Libraries ready for us to collect.


A few of the fabulous blokes painting the Taieri Blokes’ Shed.

We think Des is a real treasure. He always  has a smile, a joke and a very tall story to share  with us!


Des, the treasurer, counting the morning tea money.

Since we always turn up at morning tea time we both made cakes as our contribution.



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Huge thanks to Resene

The team at Resene have supported Lilliput Libraries throughout the project. 12 boxes of Resene ‘pot luck’ paints arrived this week for our Lilliput artists -this isn’t the first shipment either.




Pots of pot luck Resene paints

Resene book tub

The team at the Resene Colorshop in Crawford St have allowed us to use their premises as a collection point for book donations to Lilliput Libraries. Thank you Resene.

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NZ Publishers – we love them.

McMillan Aug 16

Thank you MacMillan Publishers -we’re rapt to be able to share these books with our Lilliput Library readers. 

We are loving the support NZ publishers are giving our Lilliput Library project.

Hachette Aug 16

An assortment of books arrived from Hachette for our Lilliput Libraries including stories about cats, dragons and platypuses.

As we’re approaching our 50th Lilliput Library I thought we should celebrate. Several NZ publishers are treating it like a birthday and have sent presents down for our Lilliputs!

Upstart Press books

Upstart Press sent us books for all the family. The Best Dad in the  World is a terrific read!

As soon as our 50th Lilliput  is installed we’ll be dividing these wonderful books amongst all our Libraries to mark this special occasion!


This Lilliput Library will be opening in Macandrew Bay within the next 2-3 weeks.

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Lilliput Library book bin in Green Island

Green Island people ……. look what Amanda and Leanne, the Greater Green Island Community workers, have organised – a Lilliput Library book bin at the Green Island Post Shop. If you have any spare good quality books at home we would love you to pop them in the bin. They’ll be given to the Lilliput Guardians to help keep their stock moving. Greater Green Island has 5 Lilliput Libraries with more on the way.

Green Island Book Bin

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Happiness is…….a Lilliput Library


Glenda Wallace on the opening day of her Lilliput Library


Glenda requested Spring Flowers as a theme for her Lilliput Library and artist Sarah Marshall obliged with stunning results.


We had an amazing launch party for it this afternoon – cupcakes, bubble blowing, children and adults happiness filled.



Karen McArthur checking out the Lilliput Library at 31 Craighall Crescent, Wakari, Dunedin. Go have a look, and take a book!

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