23 January 2012

Build Your Own -- Little Tiny Library




Early on in the life of this blog, I had a post about portable libraries.  The idea was to bring books to people.  Here's another, highly entertaining and creative way to do it.  A well-written story (and more pics) about Little Free Libraries is here at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online.  What a great idea for home schoolers, perhaps.  I can imagine something like this posted near a community garden or local farmer's market would be pretty fun.

And below is the video that accompanies it.


1 comment:

  1. Wonderful idea, and it's catching on worldwide. The musical performer Amanda Palmer (and wife of writer Neil Gaiman) recently posted a photo of a tiny exchange library housed in a non-working refrigerator on her blog (http://tinyurl.com/7agd9sy - second photo from top). Appropriately and poignantly, it's located at the ground zero site of last year's major earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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