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Right now select library models come with a FREE POST AND TOPPER! That’s an $80 value included at no extra charge. The post and topper make installation easy—no power tools axbells.ga everything you need to start a Little Free Library book-sharing box in one easy package! Ubley, Bath and North East Somerset BS Upper Clatford, Hampshire. Upperthong, West Yorkshire. Mar 25,  · A new library - housed in a disused red telephone box - has celebrated two months of successful lending. It is claimed the library, situated on the corner of Loampit Hill and Tyrwhitt Road, in.


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The iconic red telephone boxes found all over the UK are beginning to disappear, but thanks to the library phone box of local communities and British Telecom, hundreds of them have been recycled into libraries. In there were 92, BT phone boxes on the streets of Britain. The figure has now fallen to 51, while just 11, of these are traditional red phone boxes. During the last 20 years, the company has stripped thousands of the iconic landmarks from locations across the country as people switched to using mobile phones and Internet.

But for many towns and villages, the phone box is part of the community's history and identity. They are landmarks and an important part of the scenery and character of the village. People just don't want to have an empty space where the phone library phone box once stood. Many communities have lobbied BT for the right to retain red phone boxes because of their historical and visual appeal. In order to save the telephone boxes which would otherwise be removed and demolished, library phone box, BT launched a programme called ' Adopt a kiosk ' in When BT receives applications for ownership, they remove just the phone and library phone box the box in place.

Since over 1, have been adopted and converted into art galleries, tea rooms and florists, library phone box, grocery shops, and one of the most popular reuses - the lending library, library phone box. The Community Heartbeat Trust charity has even installed defibrillators in some boxes so you can save someone's life before the paramedics arrive.

Most of these libraries remain unlocked. Anyone can come and take away a book to read or a DVD to watch but they must be replaced by another item thereby keeping the stock ever replenished.

The books, magazines, DVDs, and cassettes itself are donated by the villagers. Red phone boxes have become a focal point for all sorts of activities of real value to the local community. The red phone box has been a symbol of British culture since the s and communities have been coming up with innovative uses for them, despite no longer having a phone inside.

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Right now select library models come with a FREE POST AND TOPPER! That’s an $80 value included at no extra charge. The post and topper make installation easy—no power tools axbells.ga everything you need to start a Little Free Library book-sharing box in one easy package! Mar 25,  · A new library - housed in a disused red telephone box - has celebrated two months of successful lending. It is claimed the library, situated on the corner of Loampit Hill and Tyrwhitt Road, in. Ubley, Bath and North East Somerset BS Upper Clatford, Hampshire. Upperthong, West Yorkshire.