Little Free Library’s Action Book Club, which blends reading and social engagement, is going strong after its first year. Now the Action Book Club is launching a new theme: Everyday Heroes, celebrating acts of bravery, character, and kindness that transform our world in ways big and small. Learn how you can take part—and win free books!
It’s been a big year at Little Free Library! As 2017 comes to a close, we’re looking back on the year’s highlights and surprises. Here we give you six of our favorite stories. (Spoiler alert: We gave away 360 Little Free Libraries this year!)
Are you looking for a holiday gift that gives back? We can help! Each purchase from our online store supports the Impact Library Program, which provides no-cost Little Free Libraries full of books to communities where they can make a difference.
Big news! Little Free Library is proud to announce we’re giving away 100 Little Free Library book exchanges to U.S. police departments in an effort to connect officers with neighborhood youth.
One of the most meaningful rewards of having a Little Free Library happens when someone jots down a simple thank-you note and leaves it in your Library. Here are ten of our favorites—some heartbreaking, some humorous, all uplifting.
Little Free Library is honored to receive the Women’s National Book Association’s Second Century Prize, awarded to a nonprofit organization that promotes literacy and fosters lifelong reading. The prize celebrates the WNBA’s Centennial and carries a $5,000 award.
JUST ANNOUNCED: To celebrate the Action Book Club’s new theme—which celebrates diversity, our differences, and the similarities that connect us all—we’re providing free books to ten reading groups who sign up through July 15!
“Girl Scouts are our superheroes,” says Little Free Library creator and executive director Todd H. Bol. Troop 5615 from the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles visited the Little Free Library booth at the LA Times Festival of Books and helped build twelve Little Libraries.
If you live in the Los Angeles area and love books, we hope to see you soon! Little Free Library founder Todd H. Bol and friends will host activities at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 22–23. Find us near the main stage.
In this series, we’ll meet Action Book Clubs from around the country that are reading good books and doing good things to benefit their communities. These are Action Book Clubs in action!
Little Free Library has been named one of the first winners of a “2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award” from GreatNonprofits, based on ratings and reviews from volunteer stewards, fans, and donors. To all of our supporters: Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts!
How would you design your dream Little Free Library? Last fall Chronicle Books challenged architects around the world to design outside-the-box Little Free Libraries. Now, the Little Free Library Design Competition winners have been announced!
Little Free Library is proud to announce the nationwide launch of the Action Book Club™, and we want your group to sign up! A new twist on the traditional book club, Little Free Library’s Action Book Club combines reading, community connections, and good works. Join us for good reads and deeds!