Little Free Libraries (LFL) are a growing trend with more than 21,000 of them around the world (most in the USA).
The LFL philosophy, to quote the LFL website:
It’s a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbours share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share.
I love the idea. Anything to help people read is a fabulous thing in my world. And that it can create a sense of community is a bonus.
I’m thrilled the trend has reached Canberra: