early-literacy book boxes

Marrickville Metro have launched community book libraries for children from, birth to school age. Based on a loyalty-system, parents and children are welcome to borrow, return, donate or take the books. Paint Marrickville Read advocate book-reading to children from birth, to build early literacy and story-telling skills.

The boxes have been kindly donated by Lindy and Vivi from Paint Marrickville Read in addition to;
  • Redfern Community Shed volunteer Phil Clarke constructed the box;
  • 3-year-old Luke Jackson painted the box and;
  • Tracey Roberts, Samphostida Teap and Marlene Philipps decorated the boxes.
 Located in the Parents room and play area next to the Medical Centre at Marrickville Metro.