September 14, 2019

Tonga to open first public library system with thousands of books donated from NZ


Tonga, a small South Pacific kingdom has a 99% literacy rate and is full of avid readers. The problem? They didn't have a single "catalogued library system, allowing books to be issued and loaned out to members of the public."

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/first-up/audio/2018711371/tonga-to-open-first-public-library-system-with-thousands-of-books-donated-from-nz

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