Lots of villages in the UK have turned red telephone boxes into mini libraries, just take a book and leave one behind, we have one in our little train station waiting room, such a lovely idea

Many villages in the UK have turned red telephone boxes into mini libraries, just take a book and leave one behind. I really live in the wrong country. Just not as glamorous without the red telephone boxes!

Book box: Villagers in the Somerset village of Westbury-sub-Mendip bought and converted an old red telephone box into a book exchange when their mobile library was cut.

The red phone box that has become Britain's smallest library

The red phone box that has become Britain's smallest library. I have always loved those red phone boxes AND books.

"The letter", photographed in London by Cecil Beaton (1940) Beaton took many photographs of bombed-out London, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided.

the letter, 1940 society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

London Phone Booth - This series of romantic travel art is made from original oil paintings by artist Kai Carpenter. Styled in an Art Deco flair, this adventurous scene is sure to bring a smile and a smooch to any classic poster art lover!<br />

England: London Phone Booth - This series of romantic travel art is made from original oil paintings by artist Kai Carpenter. Styled in an Art Deco flair, this adventurous scene is sure to bring a smile and a smooch to any classic poster art lover!

Britain's Smallest Library

The red phone box that has become Britain's smallest library

abandoned phone box - mlkshk

This is an abandoned phone booth. Left behind just like most of Society leaves them behind now for smartphones and iPods. I guess phone booths are mainly a thing of the past now.

Blue and Red post boxes at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England. The Blue post boxes were for airmail letters and placed at important sites, they only lasted for eight years because of the rapid expansion of air services to Europe and the British Empire their usefulness was made redundant

Side by side, blue and red post boxes at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England. Blue post boxes for airmail letters only lasted for eight years because of the rapid expansion of air services to Europe and the British Empire!

An air-raid warden phones from a shattered booth after a bombing raid. London, 1940. George Rodger

An Air-raid Warden phones from a shattered booth after a bombing raid in London, 1940 (George Rodger).

The rare green BT phone box in County Durham has been converted into a tiny art gallery

You might want to ring ahead to book! World's smallest art gallery opens in phone box... but there's only room for two

The rare green BT phone box in County Durham, UK, has been converted into a tiny art gallery .

The first pillar box was introduced to the British Isles on this day in 1852. This model post box was made to stand in the entrance hall of a large country house. A servant would empty the box each day and take the letters to the nearest post office. Museum Collections Centre.

1872 British Letterbox at the Birmingham Museums, Birmingham - From the…

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