Latest News from 313 Little Libraries

Sponsor an original Little Library

May 23, 2016 No comments
Barbara Barefield
Ceramic sculptor, photographer and graphic artist, Detroit
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"I agree with Groucho Marx: 'I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turned it on, I go to the library and read a good book.'"

Thirteen one-of-a-kind Little Free Libraries that were created by Detroit artists (and one from New York) are now available for sponsorship. These original libraries were created last summer when the founder of the Little Free Library movement, Todd Bol, came to Detroit and gave the Detroit Little Libraries campaign an award for being the fastest […]

Viva Libris! An Evening for Detroit Little Libraries

April 21, 2016 No comments
two girls beside a library planted by Detroit Little Libraries

Please join us for a special night to benefit Detroit Little Libraries. Thursday, June 9 at 5:30 PM – 9 PM in EDT Tangent Gallery / Hastings Street Ballroom 715 E Milwaukee St, Detroit, Michigan 48202 View Map Get your tickets! The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, desserts and music by 18-year-old songstress Mia Green […]

Little Libraries in The Detroit News

January 24, 2016 1 Comment
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An effort to promote literacy through Little Free Libraries is being highlighted in a new exhibition in the Mobile Homestead at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

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IT’S TIME TO RECRUIT VOLUNTEERS!

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One year into the project, we’ve planted 100 libraries and become the fastest growing LL city in the country!

That means we’re looking to volunteers to help.

Drop us an email about yourself. We’ll match up with a way to help spread books and literacy in the city!