Most do-it-yourselfers build, create and fix things for themselves, but some spend hours in the workshop to benefit others with a Little Free Library.
Little Free Library, a nonprofit organization, promotes literacy, creativity and community through its book exchanges that bear the same name.
The organization started in 2009 with one book exchange in Hudson, Wisconsin, but its reach has expanded across the globe. Today, 100,000-plus book exchanges are in more than 100 countries.
About the Little Free Library’s Bookcase
The signature bookcase — resembling a small building — makes a Little Free Library instantly recognizable. It’s usually made of wood, mounted on a post and has a door with a window to protect books from the elements.
The Little Free Library’s website has building plans and installation tips, but the nonprofit doesn’t require bookcases to