What is a Little Free Library?

It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share. You can, too!

Click here to watch this two minute video to see how Little Free Libraries work.

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Just 15 Minutes Of Your Time Every Day Can Change Lives

The non-profit Read Aloud has launched a 10-year campaign to increase the number of parents who read aloud to their children every day. Why is reading aloud so important? How can you get involved? Find out more here.

Making Libraries More Accessible Online

The Libhub Initiative is an exciting new project dedicated to making public libraries and their content more visible on the web. If you do a Google search, Google can’t access information in thousands of public library catalogs…they are still ”dark collections.” But what if all of the rich resources of thousands of public libraries were easy to find online? Pledge your support to Libhub today.


Special Offer!

The Purple Pickle and Storybook Blue Libraries are bright, easy to care for and designed with kids in mind! For a limited time, you will receive $75 worth of brand new books with your purchase of either of these fun Little Libraries. Get yours here.


Why Are Little Free Libraries Valuable?

Margret Aldrich, LFL Steward and author of the Little Free Library book coming in 2015, wrote a fantastic article about the low-tech appeal of Little Libraries in the Atlantic. Click here to get the story.

P.S. Click here to follow Margret on Twitter and stay up-to-date on the latest happenings with the Little Free Library book!

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