Have a Grand Opening Ceremony – It’s Important One of the key steps to starting a Little Free Library is the Grand Opening Ceremony. If you don’t know what that… Continue reading Steward Rhonda Adams Got 150 People to Attend her Library’s Grand Opening (and She Shares Exactly How She Did It!)
Now that some Little Free Libraries have been out in the weather for several years of hard winters, hot summers and storms of all kinds, many of them are ready… Continue reading Re-Energize Your Little Library–Repair & Maintenance
Steward Maria Gallegos loves and daily cares for her cute, little-red-schoolhouse-themed Little Free Library. It was a big hit in her small town of Dillon, Montana. When her neighbors informed… Continue reading Everyone Doesn’t Always Follow The Rules…And It’s OK.
How can you build a Little Free Library if the odds are stacked against you? If you’re like me, you have minimal (or non-existent) carpentry skills and you’re on a… Continue reading Little Free Libraries on a Shoestring Budget
What is a Little Free Library, exactly, and how does it work? When you first find out about these free book exchanges, it can be hard to wrap your head around… Continue reading Little Free Libraries: An Introduction
Who actually uses Little Free Libraries? It’s a good question. When you put up a Library, are you actually affecting anybody? These little boxes of joy are sprouting up like… Continue reading Surprise! Guess Who Actually Uses Little Libraries
How Leadership in One Community Inspires Others Across the Ocean You never know who you are inspiring…and to quote Dr. Seuss, “The more that you read, the more things you… Continue reading From Athens to London
When 9-year-old Spencer Collins put up a Little Free Library in his town of Leawood, Kansas, the City Council promptly told him to take it down. They cited a city ordinance… Continue reading How To Deal With Zoning Regulations – Spencer’s Story
It’s not a worldwide conspiracy or even a very smart local business. But in a half-dozen or so communities we know of, Little Libraries have been cleared of their contents… Continue reading Re-selling Little Free Library Books?