20 Free Library Ideas to Bring a Little Happiness to Your Neighborhood

Is your home overflowing with books your kids have outgrown? Start a free children’s library to share with neighbors! Make a library from a newspaper stand, bunny hutch, wash tub, dollhouse, old TVs and lots more. Check out these ideas to get you started.

 


 

1. The Bunny Hutch Library

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2. The Simple Crate Library

 

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3. The Suitcase Library

 

 

4. The Wash Tub Library

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5. The Upcycled iMac Library

 

 

6. The File Cabinet Library

 

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7. The Repurposed TV Library

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8. The Cabinet Library

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9. The Greenhouse Library

 

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10. The Wood Burning Stove Library

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11. The Free Books Drawer

 

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12. The Side Table Library

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13. The Vintage Cabinet Library

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14. The Storage Bench Library

 

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15. The Eclectic Microwave Library

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16. The Mini Fridge Library

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17. The Newspaper Stand Library

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18. The Wagon/Dollhouse Library

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19. The Herb Garden Library

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20. The Covid-Friendly Library

 

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21. The ‘Official’ Little Free Library

Little Free Library is a non-profit organization that promotes neighborhood book exchanges. More than 100,000 book-sharing boxes are registered with the organization and branded as Little Free Libraries.

If you’re interested in becoming an official Little Free Library and steward, see their registration process. Registered libraries receive an official charter sign and charter number. Fees apply.

To find a Little Free Library near you, check out the Little Free Library World Map!

 

 

 

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This post was written by Alina Na

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