Little Free Library Neighborhoods
We All Do Better When We All Read Better
“2/3 of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare. Over 70% of America’s inmates cannot read above a 4th grade level.”U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
“Less than half of families read to their kindergarten-age children on a daily basis.”West et. al, 2000
Let’s Take Action
Take action against reading failure. Engage our communities in reading.
You can turn your neighborhood into a Little Free Library Neighborhood!
We’ll show you how. Click the button below to claim your Little Free Library Neighborhood Toolkit. The Toolkit is jam-packed with dozens of activity ideas and insider tips from experienced Little Free Library stewards.
What’s in the Little Free Library Neighborhood Toolkit? It’s a completely free resource that provides dozens of ideas and tools to help your neighborhood organize around literacy. Start a story hour or book club in your neighborhood. Host a book parade. Read to an elderly neighbor. Donate books to your neighborhood Little Free Library. Open a Little Free Library of your own!
The toolkit includes big ideas and small ideas but they are ALL leading literacy in the right direction. Most of the ideas in the toolkit are tried and true by the hundreds of dedicated Little Free Library stewards—every day literacy warriors—in all types of neighborhoods around the world.