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In an age of cynicism, when everything seems so ironic, there are some who choose not to be. In the Northwest, and cities across the country and even in countries like Ghana and China, in the past year some 2,100 simple, little gestures of goodwill have been built: Little Free Libraries. It looks like a birdhouse on a post, usually in front of somebody's house. There are about a dozen in the Puget Sound area, with more on the way

Little Free Library; National project to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide. Each Little Library is unique and darling!

from Salon

My Little Free Library war: How our suburban front-yard lending box made me hate books and fear my neighbors

She and the kids did it up right, painting ours lilac to match the color of our Victorian house. The library makes a striking contrast with the verdant green that blankets our block in the spring. But idyllic as that sounds, when the marketeers, wagons in tow, stop to fiddle with the latch and peer inside, all I feel is dread.

from Thirty Handmade Days

For the Reader: Books to Read This Year, Lists & Fun Ideas

The 26 BOOK TAG!!!! SO EXCITED! I was inspired by the best book tuber ever (Katytastic) to do a book tag so that's what this board is! Feel free to do it too!!!