Library in a sailboat [...]

In the spirit of the bookmobile, in Indonesia, a library sailboat has been launched to serve the country’s many small islands.

So in 2015, local news journalist Muhammad Ridwan Alimuddin decided to combine his twin passions for books and boats by setting up a mobile library on a baqgo, a small traditional sailboat. His aim? To bring fun, colourful children’s books to remote fishermen’s villages and tiny islands in the region where literacy is low and reading for pleasure virtually non-existent.

BBC article here

Via Hilda Hoy

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