Little Free Library
How To Build A Little Free Library
Start Your Own Little Free Library
Little Free Libraries are more than just quaint little boxes that people put up in their front yards. Cities and organizations around the country are putting them up 5, 10 or 20 at a time to serve a variety of purposes. The city of Brantford, Ontario put their own creative spin on the 10 Little Free Libraries they placed around town. Douglas and Jean Chadwick, co-founders of the Literacy Club, together with the Redlands Police Department, came up with a brilliant idea: could we build a trailer that could be transformed into a mobile library that the police could take to community events and hand out free books? Does this sound familiar?
Insider’s Guide to Starting a Little Free Library
How did Little Free Library get started? Who can start one? The second video above is a quick and easy way to learn the history behind Little Libraries and how you can be part of the movement, too. This adorable 2-minute explanation of how Little Libraries work is worth a watch, too! First decide where you can legally and safely install the Library. The location should also have a lot of foot traffic and be highly visible to anyone nearby.
These Little Free Library plans will help you build your own library right in your neighborhood so you can share your love of books with everyone you know. The Little Free Library project has been sweeping the nation for years now, encouraging anyone and everyone to put up a Little Free Library in their community. At a Little Free Library, anyone can take a book and leave a book so they can get something new to read and share books that they love with their neighbors. Building a Little Free Library a fairly easy woodworking project that's light on the wallet and doesn't take a lot of time. The free plans below include diagrams, photos, and building instructions so you can easily build your own Little Free Library. After you've built your own Little Free Library, be sure to make it official so you can get it officially listed and get lots of tips on how to make it successful. Instructables has this little free library plan that has step-by-step instructions and real images to help you along the way.