Books for Young Readers

“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.

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"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!" 

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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.

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Evan’s Helpful Hints: Protecting and Advertising your Library

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.

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Library Build Case Study: Eagle Scout Project

If you're a Boy Scout or Girl Scout looking to build a Little Free Library (perhaps for your Gold Award or Eagle Scout Project?), then this post is for you! In 2014, Patrick Hester, a Boy Scout in northern Indianapolis, decided to build and install four Little Free... read more

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