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A New Role for Little Free Libraries

Taking a look at some of the helpers who are turning their Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries to help neighbors in need during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-15 10:32:56 UTC ]
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Making the Switch from Little Free Libraries to Little Free Pantries

A number of little free library volunteer stewards -- both registered and unregistered with the Little Free Library organization – have switched from filling the mounted boxes in front of their homes with free books to filling them with household items. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: March 19, 2020

THESE TIMES: Italy’s answer to coronavirus is a classic published almost 200 years ago · Big-hearted strangers are turning Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries · Ina Garten and Samin Nosrat are here to help with your lockdown cooking. | Lit Hub An environmentally ethical argument for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-19 10:30:29 UTC ]
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Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.

Are you desperately searching for proof that there is, in fact, still goodness in this crazy, mixed-up, pandemic-cowed world? You are? Well then, might I direct your attention to this Chicago neighborhood street corner? Seen in my Chicago neighborhood. Sign says “To help our neighbors affected... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 17:26:32 UTC ]
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The Little Free Libraries of East Rogers Park

One reader takes a trip through their neighborhood of East Rogers Park in Chicago and explores the Little Free Libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-14 11:33:25 UTC ]
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What Little Free Pantries Say About Hunger In America

As a stopgap and communal gesture, the mini food donation boxes are great. But they also point out a much larger issue: Food insecurity is on the rise–and can’t be solved by charitable donations alone. Around two years ago, Jessica McClard noticed three Little Free Libraries–tiny,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Little Free Library Fest Celebrates Reading, Community

On Saturday, which also happened to be National Readathon Day, the Minneapolis nonprofit Little Free Library hosted its first-ever Little Free Library Festival, featuring book swaps and the building of 100 little free libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are some cities cracking down on little free libraries?

Little free libraries are sprouting up all over the world. However, some US cities are using their zoning codes to shut down these neighborly ventures.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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