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

What would you do with an old telephone booth? 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 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.

Oh there is a photo saved on my Cornwall I love board with a courtyard with bright blue doors. Hard for me to imagine where it is located but wherever this photo is taken the courtyard is right behind it!

Oh there is a photo saved on my Cornwall I love board with a courtyard with bright blue doors. Hard for me to imagine where it is located but wherever this photo is taken the courtyard is right behind it!

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!

green public telephone box

This Kelly green traditional phone box blends perfectly in with the British countryside.

Telephone style 1960

Telephone style 1960 We used to make phone calls to random people in the phone book - 'get off the line there's a train coming! Very imaginative (not).

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)

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