Book Bunk is a Kenyan charitable trust focused on the complete renovation and restoration of old library spaces as well as the installation of new libraries into public spaces. We also manage the curation and programming of these spaces.
Museum curator Jenny was one of six very lucky GWL staff who took part in a British Council-funded cultural exchange to Nairobi in October 2019. For more photos and reflections, check out the #GWLKenya hashtag on Twitter. As our memorable week began to unfold, one of the most striking things about the city for me […]
Over the last year, we’ve been lucky enough to be working with a truly trailblazing organisation, Book Bunk. You can read a bit more about our partnership, which is funded by the British Council, here. You might have met the Book Bunk team when they visited us, or followed the GWL Nairobi crew on Twitter last […]
During our visit to Nairobi last month, we joined forces with the Book Bunk team for a Book Picnic like no other. Find out what books were recommended by the interns and staff from Book Bunk.
“How do we bring literature alive?” This is the question driving Wanjiru Koinange and Angela Wachuka, the co-founders of Book Bunk, an independent organisation based in Nairobi that transforms the city’s libraries into inclusive public spaces.
To celebrate this week’s Book Bunk visit to GWL, our Story Café Special focused on Kenyan writers and activists. Read a summary of the Kenyan fiction, films and organisations we discussed.
Our volunteer Jacquie was asked to help with admin tasks on the Book Bunk project. Glasgow Women’s Library is sharing its experience and knowledge with this, equally fantastic, organisation which is reviving 3 libraries in Nairobi. This made her reflect on her time volunteering at the library.
We’re delighted to announce that we have been selected to be a critical friend to Book Bunk, an organisation based in Nairobi.