Maintaining a Little Free Library
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.
Meet The Stewards
Five gorgeous Little Free Library book-sharing boxes have popped up in public parks around New Rochelle, New York. The goal of these Libraries is not only to promote reading and build a sense of community, but also to showcase unique public art. The project started...read more
This post is part of our Little Free Library moments series! This series highlights touching moments that are created by stewards and their Little Free Libraries. Leslie Hiller, the steward of Library #80140, knows a patron of her Library that takes books and reads...read more
Victoria Kibler has a very busy Little Free Library, and it's not because she's in a great location. Her Library (charter #8252) is on a quiet cul-de-sac in a neighborhood without sidewalks in Claremont, California. Yet, she estimates that about 50 books are exchanged...read more
Activities and Crafts
If you're lucky, lots of people will use your Little Free Library right from the start. Sometimes, though, it takes weeks or months for people to discover a new Little Library. This is especially true for Libraries in secluded locations or those tucked away on...read more
Little Free Library steward Gary Bachman is always looking for new things to try out in his home garden. Gary is a horticulturist with Mississippi State University Extension and was recently named a Great American Gardener by the American Horticultural Society. He's...read more
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!read more