An old railway car has been retrofitted to serve as a library, and is a big hit with the residents of Hamilton, Ontario. The refurbished 1954 passenger car was officially opened by Lieutenant-Governor Liz Dowdeswell, last Sunday.

A local community centre raised $100,000 to renovate the rail car to be a library for the neighbourhood.The new library is especially appealing to children, and community leaders hope it will help boost literacy rates for the neighbourhood.

Read the full story here.

October 19-25, 2015 is Library Week.

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