A Little Free Library in Portland, OR, photographed by Rioter Jill Guccini.... I love my city!

Little Free Libraries: Building Community & Spreading Literacy

bookriot: “ Little Free Libraries: Building Community & Spreading Literacy ” I may have to talk to Israel Skelton about building a TARDIS little library that I can put down by my mailbox.

Little Free Library - we have been talking about starting one if these with my rec dept at one our playgrounds .

Little Free Library! This idea is sweeping the nation apparently! You just build a little library on your curb and leave books in it! They can either just borrow it and return it later or swap it for one of theirs, depending on how you phrase your sign!

shelves made from interlocking timber frames, which are suspended from the ceiling and hover just above the floor

The Pinch community library in China turns a roof into a playground

The Pinch is a small community center and library located in the mountain village of Shuanghe, China. Designed by John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere, the pinch features a curved roof which doubles as a childrens slide, an indoor library and a playground.

Karen Brunner. Hudson, WI. I am an academic librarian and grew up with a mom who would drop everything to take me to the library. Now my husband and I are doing our best to instill a love of books and libraries in our two young daughters. A big thank you to my dad for making me such a wonderful library!

Build a Little Free Library Information and Ideas

How to build a Little Free Library in your community. It's a great way to promote literacy and promote reading for kids! 14 little free library ideas!

classic little free library

Build a Little Free Library Information and Ideas

How to build a Little Free Library in your community. It's a great way to promote literacy and promote reading for kids! 14 little free library ideas!

10 things to know before building your Little Free Library

10 things to know before building your Little Free Library

Milwaukee area residents give tips about what worked best for their Little Free Library design.

In honor of #NationalLibraryWeek, we are giving away this amazing, handmade Little Free Library!

Celebrating Libraries Big and Small

In honor of #NationalLibraryWeek, we are giving away this amazing, handmade Little Free Library!

In any community, there are those who could use a little extra help, and there are those who are willing to go out of their way to provide that helping hand. And now, thanks to an organization known as The Little Free Pantry, communities will now have an even easier time lending love and support...

Little Free Pantries Allow Communities To Lend Neighbors A Helping Hand

In any community, there are those who could use a little extra help, and there are those who are willing to go out of their way to provide that helping hand. And now, thanks to an organization known as The Little Free Pantry, communities will now have an even easier time lending love and support...

23 of the most creatively designed Little Free Libraries

23 of the most creatively designed Little Free Libraries

Community-minded projects, like these Little Free Libraries. The builders went above and beyond to make their pop-up book nooks stand out!

City of Phoenix- Maricopa County Community Colleges District, South Mountain Community Library / Richärd+Bauer

South Mountain Community Library / Richärd+Bauer

Bishan Community Library, Singapore by Vesper Hsieh, via Flickr

Joseph J Abhar - one of several reading "pods" from Bishan's Community Library, Singapore. These cantilever spectacularly from the glass façade, providing tree-house-type nooks for readers to retreat in solitude with their selected books.

Vancouver Community Library — Miller Hull Partnership

Built by The Miller Hull Partnership in Vancouver, United States with date Images by Benjamin Benschneider. The new Vancouver Community Library in Vancouver, Washington, designed by The Miller Hull Partnership, recently opene.

23 of the most creatively designed Little Free Libraries | MNN - Mother Nature Network

23 of the most creatively designed Little Free Libraries

These Little Free Library builders went above and beyond to make their pop-up book nooks stand out!

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