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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Impact Library Story: Anna Kelly

Impact Library Story: Anna Kelly

Anna Kelly works in an Indianapolis, Indiana, school where about 85% of the students are on free or reduced-lunch. "Our kids come to school each day because it is a safe haven to provide for their basic needs as well as learn," says Anna. She wanted to get books in...

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Steward Spotlight: Prev Dole

Steward Spotlight: Prev Dole

Take a stroll down Kirk Avenue in San Jose, California, and you'll discover a reader's delight: a waystation of sorts with a comfortable bench, street lamp, and no fewer than four Little Free Library book-sharing boxes, festively adorned with a sign proclaiming you've...

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Activities and Crafts

How to Wallpaper a Little Free Library

How to Wallpaper a Little Free Library

Little Free Library volunteer steward Jennifer Wade came up with a creative way to add some color and personality to her little library: wallpapering the inside! As a longtime reader and bibliophile, Jennifer had often admired the Little Free Library book boxes in her...

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How to Celebrate the Holidays at Your Little Free Library

How to Celebrate the Holidays at Your Little Free Library

How can you celebrate the holidays with your Little Free Library book exchange? Every year little library stewards surprise us with their wonderful creativity! Some easy ideas include: Add a red bow or wreath on a hook on the library post Decorate the library with...

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