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Little Free Libraries

What is a Little Free Library?

It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbours share their favorite books and literature. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone can stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share.

Why have a Little Free Library?

Build Community

  • Can be a neighbourhood gathering place.
  • A local place where neighbours can meet and get to know one another.
  • Provides a way for people to give to their community.

Promote Reading and Literacy

  • It’s always nice to read a book recommended by others.
  • Having a Little Free Library in your neighbourhood is cool! 
  • Kids can participate by sharing their favourite books and reading some of the treasures left by others.

Find a Little Free Library near you (Interactive Map)


Last edited: July 21, 2017

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