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.
Summer is a great season for heading outdoors, trying new things, and exploring interests. Pair summer experiences with books and you give kids the opportunity to both enjoy reading and learn more about their world.
The 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago boasted 25,000 attendees, including Little Free Library staff and volunteers! For us, it was three days jam-packed with 6 Library builds, 10 Libraries given away, hundreds of …
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!
How did a town of just 30,000 people wind up with over 100 Little Libraries? Little Free Library steward Mary Lindsey shares how she accomplished so much in so little time.
Every day we see cute, thoughtful Little Library designs that didn’t break the bank and required little-to-no assembly. Take Little Free Library steward Iliana Morton, for example. Her Library is a transformed IKEA metal cabinet cube that cost her $25, and the result is a bright, cute, cost-effective Library!
“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.
Julie Bush has made more than a few beautiful, eye-catching “sandwich” signs to promote Little Libraries in her town of Lafayette, Louisiana. We’re sharing her photos and process so that you can create one, too!
We’ve hand-picked 39 of the most whimsical, rustic, innovative, and generally amazing Little Libraries that we’ve seen lately and put them into one handy slideshow for your viewing pleasure.