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 by the COVID-19 crisis, this Little Free Library is […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 17:26:32 UTC ]
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‘America’s Librarian’ knows why people turn to libraries in times of need

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My Workplace Joined the Fine-Free Library Movement (And Here’s What I Learned)

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Wyden, Eshoo Question Big Five Publishers Over Their Library E-book Practices

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An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books

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New Scottish library strategy aims to put them at heart of pandemic recovery

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