Lonely Planet Writer

Floating library takes to the water in LA

If you’d like a Valentine’s date this weekend that combines literature with exercise (and who wouldn’t?) then Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles has the answer – a floating library.

Echo Park Lake.
Echo Park Lake. Image by Cynthinee / CC BY 2.0

The library, a project by artist Sarah Peters, can only be reached by pedal boat in the middle of the lake, and once there users can take a look through magazines and books. The temporary installation is open to visitors until Sunday.

Read more: thefloatinglibrary.org