Recently I read an article about libraries at the beach (the original piece is from the Huffington Post and you can find it here): a brilliant and innovative idea that caught my attention, especially since reading is one of my favorite hobbies.
So when I learned that Grottammare established a library on its waterfront following the example of some international cities such as Tel Aviv (Israel) or Etretat (France), I definitely wanted to visit it.
In this beautiful city in the province of Ascoli Piceno, the project of the “Beachfront Library” started as an experiment in 1999. Since 2000, the service is run by the city and is based on volunteer service. Over the years, it has become a reference and a true attraction during the summer time.
The “Beachfront Library” project also…
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