Introducing Our Little Women Libraries!

By Margret Aldrich

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March would approve: The Little Free Library nonprofit organization and Sony Pictures are unveiling Little Women-themed book-sharing boxes in ten U.S. cities!

The “Little Women Libraries” celebrate Louisa May Alcott’s classic book and the highly-anticipated film from Sony Pictures Little Women, which was written for the screen and directed by Greta Gerwig. The movie will make its way to U.S. theaters on December 25.

Each Little Women-themed book-sharing box was gifted to a local community steward. In addition, 2,000 new Little Women Movie books will be donated to stock them and another 50 Little Free Library locations around the country. Visitors to the little libraries are invited to take a book or share a book of their own. (And there may just be some additional surprises along the way, courtesy of the Little Women film!)


Books were so dear to the March sisters. By partnering with the Little Free Library organization, Little Women is improving book access for all—a key tenet of the Little Free Library organization. There are more than 90,000 registered Little Free Library book-sharing boxes in all 50 states and in 91 countries. Through them, more than 120 million books have been shared.

“We are thrilled to partner with Sony Pictures in our ongoing effort to bring books to communities that have none,” said Greig Metzger, executive director of Little Free Library.  “It is even more rewarding that we are sharing a great American classic, Little Women, as part of our partnership.”

Visitors at the Little Women Library in Chicago. Photo credit: Nancy Wulkan

The Little Women-themed book-sharing boxes can be found at the following locations:

Girls Academic Leadership Academy
1067 West Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

HEALTH for Youths Community Garden
1 Clyde Place
Staten Island, NY 10301

Happy Kidds Daycare
2148 W Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618

YES Prep Southwest
4411 Anderson Road
Houston, TX 77053

Mary Hall Freedom House
8995 Roswell Rd
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Washington School for Girls
1604 Morris Road SE
Washington DC 20020

Canton Historical Society
1400 Washington Street
Canton, MA 02021

PHILADELPHIA – Coming soon!
Philadelphia High School for Girls
400 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Mathson/Renaissance Middle School
2050 Kammerer Avenue
San Jose, CA 95127

Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona
715 W Mariposa Street
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Little Women Library in Los Angeles

Through December, 2,000 Little Women books will be shared in 50 additional registered Little Free Library book-sharing boxes. Use our online map to find a participating library (listed below) near you!

Charter #11316AtlantaGeorgia
Charter #69797BostonMassachusetts
Charter #70174BrooklynNew York
Charter #76304CharlotteNorth Carolina
Charter #80806ChicagoIllinois
Charter #73666CincinnatiOhio
Charter #8004DenverColorado
Charter #81385East PointGeorgia
Charter #84635GreensboroNorth Carolina
Charter #49629GreenvilleSouth Carolina
Charter #83145HoustonTexas
Charter #91064Kansas CityMissouri
Charter #28357Lake WorthFlorida
Charter #53284LebanonPennsylvania
Charter #57703Los AngelesCalifornia
Charter #67381Los AngelesCalifornia
Charter #4568MinneapolisMinnesota
Charter #74700NashvilleTennessee
Charter #70800Oklahoma CityOklahoma
Charter #48615PhoenixArizona
Charter #63120PittsburghPennsylvania
Charter #77967RaleighNorth Carolina
Charter #50380SacramentoCalifornia
Charter #31442Salt Lake CityUtah
Charter #71775San DiegoCalifornia
Charter #82379San FranciscoCalifornia
Charter #84585St. LouisMissouri
Charter #72155TampaFlorida
Charter #84675WashingtonDC
Charter #74742BrooklynNew York
Charter #27947PortlandMaine
Charter #52358StanfordCalifornia
Charter #8765CorvallisOregon
Charter #91741BaldwinWisconsin
Charter #41796SouthportNorth Carolina
Charter #93657Falls ChurchVirginia
Charter #60981MilwaukeeWisconsin
Charter #51176MilwaukieOregon
Charter #64163San JoseCalifornia
Charter #62074PelhamNew York
Charter #68652OjaiCalifornia
Charter #23819St. PaulMinnesota
Charter #15323Stevens PointWisconsin
Charter #81847Santa FeNew Mexico
Charter #88417PrincetonIllinois
Charter #92014DeltonMichigan
Charter #93076AlohaOregon
Charter #72142ClarkstonWashingon
Charter #44094WillowickOhio
Charter #61003Clifton ParkNew York
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