“I saw the cutest little toddler at my Library the other day, decked out in teeny tiny sunglasses, being helped with a book selection by his parents. When he was done, they plopped him in the back of his little red wagon, and he 'read' the book as they pulled him down the street!" - Steward Lori A.
"They say this in the Little Free Library book, and it’s true. I’ve talked to more neighbors in the past 2 weeks than I have in the past 10 years! What a totally positive thing!"
- Mike Cornell, Steward of Library #26303
"To promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide and to build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity and wisdom across generations. "
"Little Free Library is a Global Sensation!"
-The Wall Street Journal
"Quaint and compact, these handcrafted structures draw inspiration from a bygone era, when life seemed simpler, slower. Little Libraries, and the serendipitous discoveries they allow, defy a world over-awed by algorithms, apps and data..."
-Kathryn Stearns of Vermont Public Radio
Build a Literacy-Friendly Neighborhood
To promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide and to build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity and wisdom across generations. There are over 36,000 Little Free Library book exchanges around the world, bringing curbside literacy home and sharing millions of books annually.
The Latest News
The creative family of stewards behind Little Free Library #21461 will share three helpful hints that they have used to advertise their Library (it can be tricky to get people to actually use a Little Library!), make it more visible and protect their guest book from, er…over-enthusiastic visitors.read more
Do you include romance novels in your Library? This guest post from the blogger behind Smart B**ches, Trashy Books discusses why romance novels should be included in your Library, even if there are lots of kids who use your Library.read more