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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What Do Libraries Do?: 7 Services Your Public Library (Probably) Offers

"What do libraries do?" You may be surprised by these seven basic services your public library offers for free, including job search help. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-01 11:30:00 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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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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How Little Free Libraries Inspired Little Free Pantries: Critical Linking, September 6, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-06 10:30:08 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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You can’t steal from a little free library, but can you censor it?

We once again have to point out that you cannot actually “steal” from a little free library. And you should definitely not get the cops involved if you think someone is “stealing” the explicitly free things you’ve put out. Little free libraries do NOT come with means tests. But is it possible... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-11 15:43:09 UTC ]
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8 of the Most Unique Little Free Libraries

Free Little Libraries are delightful to find but some creators take them to a new level. Here are eight unique free little libraries. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-30 11:31:00 UTC ]
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My Workplace Joined the Fine-Free Library Movement (And Here’s What I Learned)

The realities -- the good, the challenging, and the great -- of going fine-free in libraries from a public librarian. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-15 11:30:00 UTC ]
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The Free Book Bus, A Death Positive Library, and Other Good Bookish Things That Happened This Week

Lots of good bookish things happened this week, including research that proves libraries lead to healthier, more equitable communities. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-29 10:42:00 UTC ]
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7 U.S. Libraries and Collections Named After Trailblazing Women

Most libraries are named after men, but here are 7 U.S. libraries and collections named after women that are worth celebrating. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-08-09 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Border Patrol Sends Back 7 Canadians Who Used Library Lawn To Enter US

Before the pandemic, Canadians were allowed to visit the Haskell Free Library without having to visit a customs post. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-07-08 21:22:12 UTC ]
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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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A library staffer has been fired for burning Trump and Ann Coulter books in his free time.

Cameron Williams, a former staffer at Chattanooga Public Library and a local Black Lives Matter activist, has been fired from his library job three months after being accused of “improperly” burning books written by Donald Trump and Ann Coulter. In December, as the Chattanooga Times Free Press... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-17 17:26:28 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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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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Little Free Library Launches Read in Color Diversity Initiative

Little Free Library is partnering with a Minneapolis creative agency to launch Read in Color, an initiative designed to prompt more people of all ages to read diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 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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