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Are Little Free Libraries Better in Wealthy Neighborhoods?

Are Little Free Libraries better in wealthier parts of town? I visited 25 of them in different areas of my city to compare and find out. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-24 10:38:00 UTC ]
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Today in late capitalism: Here is a coloring book that teaches children about credit.

Can you think of a single feel-good news story from the past five years that isn’t, at its core, an indictment of the society in which we live? Here at Lit Hub, one of our most-read stories last year was “Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.” While I don’t... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 16:10:35 UTC ]
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Tired of buying airport books? These airports are installing Little Free Libraries.

A great idea! Marshall University students in Bret Masters’s building technology class are currently building bookshelves to install Little Free Libraries in Yeager and Huntington Tri-State Airports. The idea for the project was originated by Kelli Johnson, associate librarian at Marshall, when... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-02 18:12:16 UTC ]
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The Unexpected Joys of Little Free Libraries

You can still borrow books for free even when public libraries are closed, though each personal collection has its own character. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-08 17:38:20 UTC ]
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Little Free Libraries Across All 7 Continents

Take a book, give a book. Learn more about Little Free Libraries and how they're making appearances across all seven continents. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-04 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Searching for Little Free Libraries As a Way to Say Goodbye

A reader on saying goodbye not only to the books she can't bring on the next phase of her journey, but to her roomie, her sister. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-30 11:31:00 UTC ]
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17 Little Free Libraries to Buy

Want a Little Free Library or lending library for your home? Here are 17 awesome Little Free Libraries to buy right now. - Kelly Jensen Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-23 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Searching for Little Free Libraries As a Way to Say Goodbye

A reader on saying goodbye not only to the books she can't bring on the next phase of her journey, but to her roomie, her sister. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-15 10:35:00 UTC ]
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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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