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.
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!
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.
The creative family of stewards behind Little Free Library #21461 will share three helpful hints that they have used to advertise their Library (it can be tricky to get people to actually use a Little Library!), make it more visible and protect their guest book from, er…over-enthusiastic visitors.
Getting people to understand and use your Little Library can be a challenge, especially if you are one of the first Little Libraries in your area. One steward found a creative way to attract more users to her Library: Movie Tie-In Week.
Did you know that in Iceland they have a tradition of reading a book with some chocolate before bed on Christmas eve? Check out these unbelievably creative ways to celebrate reading along with the holidays.
Little Free Libraries aren’t just about sharing books. They’re like mini-town squares where neighbors and sometimes strangers from around the globe, can connect and share ideas. Here are some creative ways to use your Little Free Library for more than just traditional book sharing.