With Spring on the way, it’s time to start preparing your Little Free Library for more foot traffic and book circulation. For some stewards with green thumbs, they are also gearing up to share seeds, scents, and floral scenery at their Library!
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.
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.
Looking for a cute, affordable Little Library design? Learn how one steward transformed a $25 IKEA metal cabinet cube into an adorable Little Free 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!
Rose Buckens and Jo Ann Jaacks are on a mission to bring Little Free Libraries to Litchfield, Connecticut and the surrounding towns. But some of their Little Free Library book exchanges don’t only share books. Jaacks and Buckens expanded on the traditional “Take a Book, Return a Book” idea…
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!
In Minneapolis, police officers don’t always ride in squad cars—some ride three-wheeled bikes around the city, filling up Little Free Libraries with books! Bike Cops for Kids, a popular Minneapolis Police Department program established in 2009, has delivered hundreds of free books…