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5 of the Coolest Little Free Libraries

 

little free library madison,wisc

The Little Free Library movement has been evolving pretty rapidly. When the craze began in 2009 most looked like nothing more than an extra-large painted bird house or mailbox. These days some pretty amazing ones are popping up all over the country. In New York City, The Architectural League of New York and the Pen World Voices Festival are behind some of the latest and greatest that have been appearing on the streets of the city.

little free libraries mapCurrent map of Little Free Libraries in North America

Here are 5 of my favorites from the current crop of these community gems:

little free library nycMercer Street, NYC via

little free library seattle, waBeacon Hill Neighborhood, Seattle via

sterotank by Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente

word play by chat travieso, NYC

little free library nyc phoneboothby John Locke via

Do you have a favorite?

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Michael Lieberman is first and foremost a cheerleader; for books, for literacy and for the freedom of expression. He is the founder of Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers and the creator of the popular blog, Book Patrol.