Category Archive: Little Free Library

Dec 02

It All Starts Somewhere

Last Saturday, we celebrated a late Thanksgiving since our son couldn’t get home any earlier.  Sunday afternoon, we did our usual “hike” (aka meander) which was taking our dog on a local trail.  Sometimes, my mom goes, sometimes not.  When she’s with us, we plan for an easier trail. Using an app that we have, …

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Oct 09

Chantilly Library Fall Book Sale

  Details 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly, VA Mark your calendars for the Chantilly Library fall book sale: Friday, October 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, October 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, October 30, Clearance Sale ($10/box), 1-4 p.m. We have a great selection of gently used books, DVDs, CDs and audio books for children and adults …

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Sep 06

National Read A Book Day

In another of the “Who Knew” Holidays…   National Read A Book Day is observed annually on September 6th. Don’t keep it to yourself.  Share the experience!  Read aloud to anyone who will listen. Reading improves memory and concentration as well as reduces stress.   Older adults who spend time reading show a slower cognitive …

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Jul 19

Take a Book, Leave a Book ~ From our Local Paper, Again

    Take a Book, Leave a Book by Angela D. Glascock, Editorial Writer There has been a delightful bloom of Little Free Libraries in Greenbriar. What is a Little Free Library, you ask? A Little Free Library is just what it sounds like: a small structure that houses books to borrow or trade. Books …

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Jul 10

From My Email

  This week’s Library of Distinction is charter #39388 in Rush, New York! Find it on the world map. The story: “I absolutely loved the idea of Little Free Libraries but unfortunately had no skills to actually build one! After much searching, I found a giant used mailbox at a yard sale that I thought would …

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Jul 01

The Little Free Library Locator has Moved

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Jun 26

New Children’s Books

  We have a huge box of children’s books ready for the Greenbriar Little Free Library #33664.  Many thanks to Beth!   Children’s books are currently the most popular.  We just got this adorable thank you note over the weekend:     Also, check us out at

Jun 23

Take a book. Leave a book. Remake a book.

Have you ever walked past a Little Free Library, those house-shaped boxes along sidewalks filled with books? If so, did you look inside? They’re often filled with books, and if you look at enough of them, you’ll see some of the same kinds of books start to repeat: romance novels, detective fiction, used children’s books, …

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May 24

Can you Steal a Free Book?

  From Book Riot Little Free Libraries are pure literary generosity. These charming book exchanges, which stand in front yards across the country (and around the world), are typically self-sustaining. Neighbors take a book when they see something they like, and donate a book when they have one to share. Through this cyclical system, Little …

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May 16

Who Knew?

Today is National Biographer’s Day!     National Biographer’s Day commemorates the anniversary of the first meeting of Samuel Johnson and his biographer James Boswell in London, England on May 16, 1763, and honors all biographers. A biography is a written account of another person’s life. Famous poet, essayist, literary critic, editor and lexicographer, Johnson …

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