Steward Spotlight: Jemma Samala

Steward Spotlight: Jemma Samala

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Jemma Samala decided that it was time: no matter what, she was going to start a Little Free Library book-sharing box. But things didn’t exactly go as she planned. She had a nice cabinet that she painted, filled with kids books and...
Steward Spotlight: Loida Casares

Steward Spotlight: Loida Casares

When Loida Casares heard a story about the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, placing book-sharing boxes in laundromats, she thought it was a genius idea. “I already had a Little Free Library of my own, outside my house, so I was already a library steward and...
Steward Spotlight: Bob Wanzel

Steward Spotlight: Bob Wanzel

In 2019, Bob Wanzel, his wife Barb, and their Bible study group helped build a pocket park in their College Hill neighborhood in North St. Louis, Missouri. Then they added Little Free Library #84421 to the park, with a focus on sharing children’s books....
Impact Library Story: Chris Lawton

Impact Library Story: Chris Lawton

“In recent standardized testing, the number of kids reading at a third-grade level once they reach third grade was only 7% at Orchard Place. As a result, the Housing Authority, in conjunction with a local nonprofit, has recently launched a kids club literacy...

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