Garbage collectors the Turkish capital Ankara are recycling the books they find the trash. They have created a mobile library. The library is full books that people have thrown . There are now 9,000 books on the library's shelves. The books are divided over 20 categories, including politics, philosophy, drama, thrillers, romance, history, literature, healthy living and economics. The library is a truck that tours schools in the suburbs of Ankara. The garbage collectors hope to create a greater passion reading books in children, especially the age mobile phones and tablets. Many schools do not have a reading room or their own library.
The library has got a lot attention in Turkey. There is now a campaign for it to grow. People all over Turkey are sending their unwanted or old books to the garbage collectors. The director the library said: "The interest is growing. Each day we have guests coming here to borrow books or have a quiet time to read." A worker the mobile library said: "We have books here children aged six to ten, but also books for older children, like world classics and fiction novels. We hope that it will amuse them and arouse a passion books." Turkey currently has just one public library every 70,000 people, compared to one every 6,200 people the European Union.