March 2016 archive

Mar 31

Little Free Library Fest announces super-adorable schedule

  You may have noticed Little Free Libraries popping up in your neighborhood in recent years. The adorable mailbox-type structures invite people to borrow a book or contribute a book for free. Source: Little Free Library Fest announces super-adorable schedule | City Pages

Mar 26

The Little Free Library is Finished!

The paint has dried, so now to add the books today 🙂       Here’s us, at the top of the list:  Find a Little Free Library near you at http://locator.njntrubl.com/   Greenbriar Little Free Library #33664 is on Facebook at   https://www.facebook.com/GreenbriarLittleFreeLibrary/        

Mar 17

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

  Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.      

Mar 14

It’s Pi Day!

           

Mar 12

Little by little, one for the books

  Scarborough (Maine) Public Library has been offering a central place for residents to get books of all genres for more than 100 years. Now, there is a push to get literature into residents’ hands in a much different way. This spring, the library will launch two Little Free Libraries, small privately operated libraries in …

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Mar 10

Happy International Bagpipe Day!

   

Mar 04

Happy Grammar Day!

  National Grammar Day is observed across the United States each year on March 4th. According to Global Language Monitor, the estimated number of words in the English language is 1,025,109.  There is some controversy to that number, but it’s safe to say it is over a million. Language is something to celebrate.  Some people might suggest …

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Mar 03

Travellers Staying At This Place In Scotland Take Turns Running The Bookshop Downstairs

At The Open Book, in Wigtown, Scotland, you can fulfill your dream of running a bookstore. The unique Airbnb flat costs just 57 USD a night, but it comes with a stipulation: renters also work at the bookshop on the first floor, doing everything that a regular bookshop owner might do in a regular, 40-hour …

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Mar 02

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

  My Little Free Library isn’t quite ready for the Grand Opening so we can’t have a Dr. Seuss party this year. Meanwhile, though…     Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, where I also grew up and went to High School. The Springfield Library Quadrangle has been home to the Dr. …

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