Eco-Friendly Libraries

It doesn't have to be expensive to build a cool Little Library. From rooftop gardens to upcycled materials, these Libraries are an inspiration to keep it green. www.littlefreelibrary.org
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DM Killarney. Kalamazoo, MI. This Little Free Library book exchange had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug 19, 2017. It is located at the children's playground area of the Arcadia Festival site. Our box is converted from an old phone stand. We stock only kids' books. We love books and are happy to share this love.

DM Killarney. Kalamazoo, MI. This Little Free Library book exchange had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug 19, 2017. It is located at the children's playground area of the Arcadia Festival site. Our box is converted from an old phone stand. We stock only kids' books. We love books and are happy to share this love.

Wow, look at the bark and moss used to create this book exchange in a fairy garden! Source: Mom with a Dandelion in Her Hair

Wow, look at the bark and moss used to create this book exchange in a fairy garden! Source: Mom with a Dandelion in Her Hair

An old window makes a great front door for a Little Library! Peggy Lineweaver in Dayton, VA said, "My Library was made from a recycled window by my daughter and son-in-law as a gift for Christmas 2014!"

An old window makes a great front door for a Little Library! Peggy Lineweaver in Dayton, VA said, "My Library was made from a recycled window by my daughter and son-in-law as a gift for Christmas 2014!"

Ruth Wilmoth. Vancouver, WA.  	 Since we received funding from the Vancouver Watershed Alliance, we built the roof as a living green roof to demonstrate how easy and attractive a green roof can be.

A green roof Little Free Library! Since we received funding from the Vancouver Watershed Alliance, we built the roof as a living green roof to demonstrate how easy and attractive a green roof can be.

Rose Callahan. Washington D.C. The little free library at Common Good City Farm was designed for us by a creative team of teens who were participating in the National Building Museum's Design apprenticeship. They used salvaged materials and took inspiration from our farm when planning the design. It even has a green roof!

Rose Callahan. Washington D.C. The little free library at Common Good City Farm was designed for us by a creative team of teens who were participating in the National Building Museum's Design apprenticeship. They used salvaged materials and took inspiration from our farm when planning the design. It even has a green roof!

Pat Kriener. Cleburne, TX. The Library is located in the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum at the entrance to the Johnson County Herb Society demo gardens. The gardens demonstrate garden traditions of Texans in the 1800's & now. Our library has books ranging from non-fiction gardening magazines, catalogs, books but also sci-fi, westerns, romance, mysteries and kids book. Because our visitors come from all of the US and other countries we have found several books in different languages.

Pat Kriener. Cleburne, TX. The Library is located in the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum at the entrance to the Johnson County Herb Society demo gardens. The gardens demonstrate garden traditions of Texans in the 1800's & now. Our library has books ranging from non-fiction gardening magazines, catalogs, books but also sci-fi, westerns, romance, mysteries and kids book. Because our visitors come from all of the US and other countries we have found several books in different languages.

Andreas Berko. Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  	 Our Little Free Library is made out of reclaimed wood from a fence that was taken out north of Edmonton, somewhere near Thorhild, Alberta. It was lovingly crafted by Jerry, our children's "Poppa".

Andreas Berko. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Our Little Free Library is made out of reclaimed wood from a fence that was taken out north of Edmonton, somewhere near Thorhild, Alberta. It was lovingly crafted by Jerry, our children's "Poppa".

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