Maintaining a Little Free Library

Welcome!

Maintaining a Little Free Library can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it also takes some effort and experimentation.

On this page we share success stories from other stewards, our favorite activity ideas and Library enhancements, plus some of our favorite resources for stewards that we encourage you to take advantage of!

We regularly update this page, so we hope you will keep coming back for more.

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A Little Free Library Dollhouse Mystery

A Little Free Library Dollhouse Mystery

When Deborah Miller found an abandoned four-room dollhouse on the curb, she knew this was her chance to have a Little Free Library book box. She brought it home to her husband, a carpenter, and asked if he could turn it into a Little Free Library. The night before...

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Steward Spotlight: Neighbor to Neighbor Literacy Project

Steward Spotlight: Neighbor to Neighbor Literacy Project

"We were blown away by the positive response. We believe that a citywide network of Little Free Library [book boxes] can help to create positive interactions and engagement across all our diverse neighborhoods and can help break down barriers between communities. We...

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Activities and Crafts

How to Caulk your Little Free Library Book-Sharing Box

How to Caulk your Little Free Library Book-Sharing Box

If your Little Free Library book-sharing box has been well-used for a few years, or perhaps you live in a snowy or rainy climate, one way to make sure you have dry books for years to come is to caulk the seems of your Little Library. Caulk is a waterproof sealant and...

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7 Fabulously Fall-Inspired Little Free Libraries

7 Fabulously Fall-Inspired Little Free Libraries

Every season, Little Free Library stewards blow us away with their creative decor and holiday celebrations, and this year is no exception! Decorating your Little Free Library to celebrate different holidays and seasons, as well as offering seasonal reads, is a great...

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