Photo of the Week – Chilling on Rothschild

Tel Aviv residents take a few moments out to read a book at one of the city’s new street libraries.

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It started with bus stop libraries in 2011, branched out to beach libraries last summer, and now Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has opened its first street library on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv.

Tel Aviv already has 22 public libraries and over 400,000 books borrowed every year, but Mayor Ron Hulda’i decided it was time to take the books to the people.

In the picture, locals at Rothschild Boulevard take some time out to enjoy a good read in the shade.

Photo courtesy of Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality.

 

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