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National Library of China Makes Audiobooks Available to Beijing’s Subway Riders

The NLC is hoping this will promote reading and library use. This initiative was launched in 2017, with the NLC working in tandem with the subway operator Beijing MTR. 

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Turning Public Transportation into Mobile Libraries

Bookcrossing is the practice of leaving books in public places to be picked up and read by others, who then do the same. Many communities already take part in this movement with Little Free Library community book-exchanges, however, the newest trend is leaving books on public transportation. This initiative has created mobile libraries for numerous communities to enjoy.