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Little Free Libraries

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Libraries (CH-UHL) of Ohio are part of a small movement with big potential: Little Free Libraries (4). Little Free Libraries are small, dollhouse-like structures containing books for people to borrow or exchange. People can take a book and bring another book to replace it, or just return it. The Little Libraries are located on yards, tree lawns, and street corners. The project helps to promote reading and literacy among the community members. It is also another way of providing outreach services. I wanted to find out about the CH-UHL Little Free Libraries…

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There Was Life Before Little Free Libraries

Libraries and other institutions have used the little free library concept for years before that was the name. How long have you been using it? Who in your community should be using it too?

Melissa Baker, Marketing and Program Coordinator for the Montgomery County Memorial Library System, loads up the new Little Free Library at the CentralLibrary in Conroe.

Like a Rock Star – A Little Free Library Goes on Tour

A couple of years ago the Little Free Libraries (LFL) craze began. As was noted in a previous Public Libraries Online blog post, LFL can be put up at any community location, such as a Homeowner’s Association clubhouse, a dog park, a playground, or even someone’s yard (with the owner’s permission). LFL fever has spread and now public libraries have put a new twist on it. Why not have a public library loan out a LFL as if it was a book or DVD?

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Little Free Libraries – The Possibilities are Endless

Have you heard about Little Free Libraries? What started as a memorial has grown to an international movement with over 5,000 free little libraries around the world.