LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES
The Little Free Library organization is still encouraging use of little libraries with caution. Here is a link to their statement online:
"Up to 61% of low-income families do not have any books for their children at home."
-U.S. Department of Education
"In low income neighborhoods, on average there is only 1 book for every 300 children."
-Handbook of Early Literacy
One of the most successful ways to improve reading achievement
of children is to increase their access to books, especially at
home. This is why we implemented the Little Free Library program.
The Literacy Network receives thousands of donated books each
year. Little Free Libraries the perfect conduit to get books into
the hands of children and families who need them most.
Alphabetical listing of our Little Free Library locations in Ohio by neighborhood:
Alphabetical listing of our Little Free Library locations in Kentucky by neighborhood:
Steward: Jason Shorten
Address: 437 Hopkins Street, 45202
We have committed all 50 of our Little Free Libraries in "Phase 1!" View our installed libraries above and their descriptions. If you are interested in becoming a steward of a LFL during "Phase 2", fill out the form and we will contact you with more information.
If you have gently used children and young adult books you would like to donate to LNGC to be used for our Little Free Libraries, please contact liz.asman@LNGC.org.
Click here to view the interactive Little Free Library world map. To search for the Literacy Network's libraries, simply type in "LNGC" under "Steward's Name/Library Name."