Little Free Libraries are more than just quaint little boxes that people put up in their front yards. Cities and organizations around the country are putting them up 5, 10 or 20 at a time to serve a variety of purposes. The city of Brantford, Ontario put their own creative spin on the 10 Little Free Libraries they placed around town.
Douglas and Jean Chadwick, co-founders of the Literacy Club, together with the Redlands Police Department, came up with a brilliant idea: could we build a trailer that could be transformed into a mobile library that the police could take to community events and hand out free books?
When you think of building a Little Free Library, you probably think of your partner or husband spending the weekend in the garage, tinkering with the design until it’s just right. But individuals aren’t the only ones starting Little Libraries; businesses, service groups and corporations are getting in on the action by organizing Team Library Builds…
Does this sound familiar? “I remember the exact day I found out about Little Free Libraries. I fell in love; I knew I wanted one right away. The trouble is, I didn’t know where to start.” This post will show you some easy ways to start plus some resources you probably didn’t know about.
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 for some repair and updating. Here are some tips to help renew your Library.