Lilliput Library number 96 was installed on Friday at Chestnut Villa, 41 Gordon Road, Mosgiel.
Hope and Sons asked Taieri College students to paint their Lilliput Library.
Go take a look, find a book, and welcome Mosgiel’s newest Lilliput Library.
Our 95th Lilliput Library resides at 15 Auld St, Tainui, Dunedin. Jen and Perry are the guardians and Sarah Marshall is the artist responsible for the fabulous artwork. This is the 4th Lilliput Library Sarah has painted for us – we’re extremely pleased Sarah has chosen to volunteer her time and talent to our project.
Four freshly painted Lilliput Libraries will soon be going to their new homes. This is just a tantalizing glimpse of one side of each Lilliput.
Thanks to the artists: Julia Albrecht, Linus, Ted and Tobias for The Hungry Caterpillar, Clem Trengrove for the Zebra, Hayley Rata Hayes for James K, and Sheryl McCammon for the pukeko.
Ronnie and Heidi at the Governors Cafe, 438 George St, Dunedin have an upstairs lounge with a bookcase FULL of books. They want to operate it the same way as Lilliput Libraries – take a book, leave a book. So they’ve joined our project and their bookcase is Lilliput Library no 94.
The first person who turns up, on Monday May 1, with a book to swap at the Governors Cafe Lilliput Library will receive a free coffee. Thanks Heidi and Ronnie.
Lilliput Library No. 93 is located at 178 Wakari Road. The Lilliput is actually on the bottom of the section which is the corner of Wakari Rd and Helensburgh Road. Thanks to Guardian Catherine Caley, her partner Darryl for the funky LL post and to Catherine’s talented daughter, Helen, for the artwork. It’s full of books and ready for readers.
Lilliput Library 87 is at 17 Seaview Terrace under the guardianship of Jocelyn and Ken Clark. Claire Beynon is the very patient artist who painted this library – the detail is amazing.
Lilliput Library 88 can be found at 63 Stirling Crescent, Mosgiel – Mel and Jan Hollis are its guardians. Love their decorations and artwork!
Lilliput Library no 89 is open in Ranfurly. Amie Pont and husband Jeff have built, painted, decorated and filled a Lilliput Library. It’s at 9 Northland St, outside Amie’s gift and coffee shop, The Practice. Call in, have a browse, and a drink, and take away a book or two.
Lilliput Library no 90 is located at 12 Melrose St, Roslyn and has Jay, Nina and Louie as its Guardians. Take a look at the fabulous artwork depicting the family!
Lilliput Library 91 is open for readers. Lhizz Browne is the Guardian and also the artist. Go for a wander, take a book and have a close up look at this beautiful Lilliput Library. It’s located at 186 Pine Hill Road, Dalmore.
Rebecca Shaw is the guardian of Lilliput Library no 92. It’s located at 64 Harwood St, Harwood. I love the story of how this Lilliput came about. Rebecca emailed ” I was thrilled to see the library in Harwood a while ago. I visited Karen and Kevin to congratulate/thank them and Kevin suggested I get one so the ensuing discussion resulted in Kevin building me one! The next step, is painting it.” So a wonderful collaborative Lilliput. Thanks to Kevin Hutt for constructing this gorgeous Lilliput and to Rebecca and her daughter for the artwork. Two Lilliputs in Harwood – brilliant!