Who We Are
Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.
Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.
Why Does Book Access Matter?
Millions of Books Exchanged Annually
What We Do
Did You Know?
74% of people report they’ve read a book they normally would not have read because of a Little Free Library
73% of people say they’ve met more neighbors because of a Little Free Library
92% of people say their neighborhood feels like a friendlier place because of a Little Free Library
Statistics are based on an informal survey of over 3,000 Little Free Library stewards and fans conducted by Little Free Library staff in October 2017.
Milestones and More Information
Little Free Library is also the recipient of the National Book Foundation’s Innovations in Reading Prize, Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers Award, the Women’s National Book Association’s Second Century Prize, and the Library of Congress Literacy Award
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