After seeing what’s known as a “Little Free Library” in Faribault, Bruce Blaisdell decided to build his own version of the free book exchange outside his Marshall Street home. The libraries have been popping up all over the world since Todd Bol built the first one in Hudson, Wis.
Carol Lochner. Oregon, WI. The first time I heard about the "Little Free Library" was at a fundraiser book sale at my work. It dawned on me at that moment that it would be a welcomed addition to our neighborhood! What a wonderful way to share our love of reading books. A special THANK YOU to all of the generous people, who provided the materials, built, decorated and set up our Little Free Library! It wouldn't have been possible without your help.
Julene Ewert. Moscow, ID. Our Little Free Library began simply. I told my dad about the idea and in a few days he had made this beautiful little library. I LOVE the tiny cedar shake roof. This little library was built out of all free materials and lots of love. It is now filled with free books! My son, loves going out everyday to see what he can find to read. A wonderful addition to our book loving community!
Stacy Bednar. Minneapolis, MN. We LOVE our little library and our community seems to as well! My son (age 7) and I fell in love with the Little Free Library concept about a year ago. My uncle is a woodworker and I hired him to build us a library--and a library we got!! Iit has multiple levels of shelves and can hold numerous books! It has a clock whose hands turn with windows on the sides of the library. It is stocked with books almost always due to a partnership I formed with a local…
Cynthia Tow. Indianapolis, IN. Our Little Free Library is located at the front of our community garden. The space was formerly an abandoned lot where a house had burned down. We now have a beautiful space where neighbors can harvest fruits and vegetables and BOOKS!