Just in the nick of time, our official Little Free Library charter sign arrived today, so we are a legitimately registered LFL, #31916! To get ready for the big debut, I added a few little finishing touches: A pawprint to our official guestbook (scrapbook material purchased at Hobby Lobby) An official mascot and banner, both Continue reading
The Pawsawhile Mobile Little Free Library will make its debut this Saturday, November 14th at the Springfield Dog Expo in Ulmer Park. Available titles are: A Dog Called Kitty Bill Wallace Sebastian Mary Blount Christian Red Dog Bill Wallace Dog to the Rescue Jeannette Sanderson The Invisible Dog Dick King-Smith Goliath at the Dog Show Continue reading
It took a little bit to put together, but the Pawsawhile Mobile Little Free Library will make its debut this Saturday, November 14 at the Springfield Dog Expo from 8 am to 12 pm in Ulmer Park. Come grab a book!
I may have gotten a little obsessed about my Little Free Library. Too many hours on Pinterest and the official Stewards’ Facebook group have my head swirling with ideas. After reading about a woman who uses a suitcase in the vehicle she uses to transport seniors so they have something to read, I decided that I Continue reading
If you’re a member of a Lutheran church, you’ve probably heard of Thrivent Financial. If you’re not a member, you’re going to want to be when you finish reading this blog. Thrivent has been a great help for me with my family financials, but it has been even double the blessing for my non-profit. We Continue reading
Over the weekend, Get Reading Georgia invited me to do a guest blog post on their website to talk about the Little Free Libraries and how they can help achieve the Get Reading Georgia goals. Take a read here.
One of the things I’ve been thinking about once my LFL is open is keeping it stocked. While I am pretty sure I have quite a few books ready for my initial opening, I want to be sure it doesn’t become stagnant. I’ve been thinking in the long run, what I want to do. I Continue reading
When I first posted that I was building my LFL, friends were offering to donate books, which is great. But to kick it off, I really wanted to theme my library. Being that this is going to be housed at my animal shelter, I thought I should start off with titles that had “dog,” “cat,” Continue reading
Thanks to a tip on the Little Free Library stewards’ page, I discovered that free bookmarks are available for order, even with free shipping. If you’re a steward and want to get your hands on, check out these handy links: Corporation for National & Community Service Federal Trade Commission EPA – This one is a Continue reading
One of the things I’m most curious about with my upcoming LFL is where the books will land. Turns out, there’s an app, err, website, for that: BookCrossing.com. What is BookCrossing? According to their website It’s the World’s Library. It’s a smart social networking site. It’s a celebration of literature and a place where books Continue reading