SPREADING good vibes during lockdown and beyond, as well as getting children off their devices - kind of sounds like the impossible - right?
In this case the answer is it's not impossible, thanks to Leeton's Louise Denniss, who started the "Look for a book Leeton" Facebook page during lockdown.
The basic idea behind the page is for participants to go on a book hunt of sorts or plant their own books around town for others to find.
It's not just for children, but adults too.
Once a book is found, the person can choose to take it away, pass it on to someone else to enjoy or leave it for another lucky reader to find.
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Once finished the idea is to write your name and date on the inside and where the book was found before re-hiding it around town.
Clues can also be left along the way. Ms Denniss said she was following a similar page in Hawkesbury.
"I thought 'why not, let's start one here and get the kids off their devices after their school work is done' ... I wanted them to have an adventure," she said.
"The beauty of it is it can be for all ages, not just kids. It's really popular.
"I've had a few people ring up and offer books, a couple of people have asked for the print outs that go in the books, so I've done that.
"All of that can also be found within the Facebook group. Just search 'Look for a book Leeton' and join up.
"It's been a lot of fun for everyone, especially when you see the photos posted of the kids after they have found a book."
The idea will continue on post-lockdown, encouraging people to not only read, but get out in the great outdoors and enjoy the fun of the hunt.
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