Maintaining a Little Free Library
Whether you have had a Little Free Library book exchange for a few days or several years, there is something here for you.
Download free signage and book labels. Get inspired by stories and ideas from stewards around the world. Discover resources you did not even know existed.
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The Latest News
Little Free Library and stewards everywhere have been recognized by the Library of Congress for creating communities of literacy.
Click here to learn more and download a press release you may use to spread the word locally. Congratulations stewards!
Meet The Stewards
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.read more
One of the most meaningful rewards of having a Little Free Library happens when someone jots down a simple thank-you note and leaves it in your Library. Here are ten of our favorites—some heartbreaking, some humorous, all uplifting.read more
Bad news seems to be everywhere; every day there is some new disaster or tragic event, and sometimes it feels like everything just keeps getting worse. But then I check the Little Free Library stewards' Facebook group, or I get an email with an amazing story of...read more
Activities and Crafts
You might not suspect it, but your book-sharing box probably gets late-night visitors. It's more common than you think! But keeping your Little Free Library lit up for those night-owl browsers can be a challenge. Solar lights to the rescue! Adding a solar light is a...read more
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.read more
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!read more