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.
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Meet The Stewards

Steward Spotlight: Victoria Kibler

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...

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Activities and Crafts

3 Creative Ways to Get More Little Library Visitors

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...

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How to Add a Fairy Garden to Your Little Free Library

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...

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Read and Grow: Little Free Libraries and Gardens

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!

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