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The State Library of Victoria all lit up for White Night Festival 2015 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland. Image supplied. 

Last year two Danish librarians – Christian Lauersen and Marie Eiriksson – founded Library Planet: a worldwide, crowdsourced, online library travel guide. According to them, Library Planet is meant to inspire travellers “to open the awesome book that is our world of libraries, cities and countries”.

Stuart Kells, Adjunct Professor, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce, La Trobe University

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