Gallery: Book Forest: Berlin Turns Fallen Tree Trunks Into a Free Book ...

Photo by Lori Zimmer for Inhabitat
 
A forest of book-bearing trees has sprouted up on the streets of Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin! The program, called Forest Books by BauFachFrau, is part of the BookCrossing book swap club, which brings free books to public spaces around the globe. Neighborhood residents are welcome to leave a book they loved, or take one from the plastic protected hutches cut into the tree trunks.

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  1. Patty DeDominic November 30, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    Wonderful concept. Looks pretty easy to replicate bi will work with others to get in Santa Barbara ca

  2. Deni C. Rodriguez August 5, 2012 at 2:58 am

    This is awesome. I just wish they would do this in LA. I love books and I think this is a GREAT way to promote literacy, going green, and its fun! lots of people i know hate reading or are just too ignorant to know the value of it…
    LA, California should do more stuff like this..

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