The Berlin Book Forest

Had to share this! What an amazing idea.

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Books are just awesome. We’ve heard people say that physical books may be a thing of the past, but there’s something so very satisfying about picking up and reading a real good book.

There is even something special about giving that book to someone else, even someone you don’t even know.

A neighborhood in Berlin found a great new way to promote literacy and books. Residents of the area happilyparticipate in a free book exchange that happens in an unlikely and unique place.

This cluster of trees in the middle of a sidewalk is called “The Berlin Book Forest.”

The Berlin Book Forest

These trees are used as a free book exchange for residents in the area.

The Berlin Book Forest

There are a few shelves in the trees, with plastic covers to protect the books from any bad weather.

The Berlin Book Forest

There are a variety of books exchanged in the kiosk, in both German and English, with genres ranging…

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