Tom Savage is the craftsman extraordinare who revived the Street Road cottage when it was a falling down shack held together by a bit of old tar paper. He and his team are the expert builders behind the unTOLLed Stories booth, and though we knew it'd turn out wonderfully, it's much more than than we ever imagined, a remarkable work of craftsmanship. Thank you thank you Tom and thanks to your team - Neal Hess and Matt Buskell. We are so excited to see this thing in action all summer - Felise and Emily
unTOLLed stories, by Felise Luchansky and Emily Artinian is a participatory artwork that's part of Street Road's Arterial Motives exhibition. Open on Fridays from 3-4pm, and Saturdays from 1-2pm for the duration of the exhibition, unTOLLed stories is a toll booth on the Street Road site. Drivers are paid a toll in exchange for participating in a survey about local traffic – especially the habit of local drivers to use the Street Road property as a short cut.
Visiting (Updated Winter 2022):
Please check our website or social media before visiting as our hours are subject to change depending on weather and volunteer availability. Masks are required and we are continuing to limit numbers of people inside at one time.
Street Road winter hours: Saturdays 11-3 pm and by appointment. Expanded hours begin April 1, 2022. The library box outside is open 24/7.
Little Free Library: Thursdays 12-3pm, Fridays 10am-2pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm and by appointment.
Our Little Free Library outdoor boxes at both sites are open 24/7 and are regularly restocked.
Please call 610-869-4712 or email to set up visits outside our regularly scheduled hours.
We are currently seeking volunteers for both locations: email us to enquire. We look forward to hearing from you!
to Street Road here.
to The Little Free Library here.
A word about 'here':
We acknowledge that we are on the ancestral lands of the Lenape, original people of the mid-Atlantic area, forced west by British and US governments. Most Delaware Indian tribe descendants are now located in Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and Ontario. Lenni Lenapes in Pennsylvania are not officially recognized as tribes by the United States, though an estimated 5000 Lenape Nation descendants live in the Delaware River area. We pay respects to the Lenape people both past and present. Please consider the many legacies of violence, displacement and settlement that form part of our collective histories. While increased public recognition of these legacies and processes of redress such as Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission are positive steps, concrete focus on return of land and land rights remains a distant horizon.