What's beginning as a relatively localized movement will hopefully grow quickly, because I believe that every neighborhood in North America could benefit from a Little Free Library. Essentially this initiative involves the installation of an oversized bird house next to the street, as a means for citizens to carry on a casual novel loaning program.
For people who are intimidated by the large public book rooms, this alternative to discovering new reads is much more approachable. It becomes a fantastic way for different members of the community to recommend and share their favorite stories, by generously donating their personal paperbacks and hardcovers to these cute pitched-roof cabinets.
The people behind the Little Free Library project have a sponsorship program for bringing the friendly phenomenon to new districts. They also sell pre-made miniature abodes, as well as instructions for building your own.
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