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bookriot.com

Little Free Library Add-Ons to Make Your LFL a Local Landmark

Last fall, my partner and I bought our first house in a small Midwestern town that’s only a block away from a well-loved park with a nice amount of foot traffic. Buying your first home is a big deal and one would think that there are many details and practical implications to take in, but my first thought was, “FINALLY my dreams of maintaining my own Little Free Library can come to fruition!” (No joke, it took about all of five seconds after we made the offer on the house for me to start talking about where exactly I wanted to place it in the yard.)
POLITICS
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buckscountyherald.com

Pennridge parents make removed books available

A handful of mothers in the Pennridge School District have joined together to reintroduce a number of books removed from school libraries and district curriculum back into the community. Organized as the Pennridge Improvement Project, the six women are focusing on bringing books centered primarily on LGBT issues to the...
MENTAL HEALTH
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auburnmassdaily.com

Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts Kicks Off 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Season

Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts kicks off the 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Season Friday, January 14, when consumers can support local Girl Scout entrepreneurs by purchasing their favorite cookies. Girl Scouts are now selling all of your favorites including Thin Mints®, Samoas®, Tagalongs®and the new Adventurefuls – a brownie and caramel taste adventure.
MASSACHUSETTS STATE
whatcomtalk.com

City of Bellingham’s ‘Small and Simple’ Grant Program Helps Neighborhoods Thrive

We all know that Bellingham has grown in the last few years. When most of the housing in your neighborhood is fewer than five years old, how do you preserve a neighborhood identity? How do you make new neighbors feel part of it? Those questions faced the King Mountain Neighborhood Association (KMNA) in 2021 when many new housing developments sprang up in response to the city’s housing crisis.
BELLINGHAM, WA
getgeorgiareading.org

Cobb Collaborative Achieves “21 in 2021” Little Free Library Goal

As the local point of contact for the Get Georgia Reading Campaign, the Cobb Collaborative works to improve third-grade reading levels in Cobb County. Data reveals that children who read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to graduate from high school—paving the way to higher education, better employment opportunities, and improved health outcomes.
COBB COUNTY, GA
thegraftonnews.com

Girl Scout cookie season begins -- here's how to find your favorites

WORCESTER -- Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts kicked off the 2022 Girl Scout Cookie season Jan. 14, when consumers can support local Girl Scout entrepreneurs by purchasing their favorite cookies. Girl Scouts are now selling all of your favorites, including Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs and the new Adventurefuls – a brownie and caramel treat.
MASSACHUSETTS STATE

OBITUARY: Sherry J. Hall

Sherry Jane (Wooden) Hall passed away on January 14, 2022, at the age of 68 years old. She was born on April 29, 1953, in Logan County, Kentucky to WWII veteran, Arthur Eugene Wooden, and his wife, Dorothy Louise (Rainwater) Wooden. She and her family moved to the Adams community...
ADAMS, TN

What's available at OCPL in 2022

It’s a new year, and a good time to post a reminder about the services that are available at the Owen County Public Library:. The books, Audiobooks, and Video collections are constantly being updated, with the newest books shelved just inside the front door. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please ask, we take requests, and if we can’t get what you’re asking for, we can usually borrow it from another library.
OWEN COUNTY, IN
Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd Junior Jaycees build Little Free Library for YMCA

BRAINERD — Children looking for something to read can soon simply head to the Brainerd Family YMCA. The Brainerd Junior Jaycees built a Little Free Library that will be installed at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, outside the main entrance of the youth-focused nonprofit at Oak and South Sixth streets.
BRAINERD, MN
Northeastern Georgian

Love for Literacy Raffle under way

There’s a new raffle opportunity in town and it could put $5,000 in your bank account. Volunteers for Literacy (VFL) kicked off the first annual Love for Literacy $5,000 Raffle in November and will hold the drawing to determine the winner on Feb. 14. Tickets are $20 each and with only 1,000 tickets printed, chances of winning are one in 1,000. A purchase of five tickets for $100 improves the chance of winning to one in 200.
macaronikid.com

Visit the Little Free Libraries of Rancho Cucamonga

Have you been to one of the Little Free Libraries(LFL) in Rancho? Spend an afternoon with your kids on a fun scavenger hunt to find a local library and get a fun book for your kids, and maybe even one for you too!. The Little Free Library is a national...
azpbs.org

“Read in Color” initiative pushes to make reading more equitable

The “Read in Color” initiative at Little Free Libraries is pushing to make reading more equitable and bring awareness to the diverse population of young readers in Arizona. We spoke with Greig Metzger, Executive Director of Little Free Libraries, about the “Read in Color” program. What...
ARIZONA STATE
azpbs.org

01-13-22: School Spending, Maryvale, Free Libraries

Arizona schools are facing a significant financial hit if state lawmakers don't raise a spending-limit by March 1st. The "Maryvale One Square Mile Initiative" aims to support neighborhood-driven solutions within a focused area of the west-side Phoenix community. The "Read in Color" initiative at Little Free Libraries is pushing to make reading more equitable.
PHOENIX, AZ
gobnewsonline.com

Students install ‘little free libraries’ throughout city parks

ANNA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Students in the Anna Middle School Gifted and Talented program installed four “little free libraries” in locations throughout Anna this past weekend. Teacher Christian Gober coordinated with the City of Anna Neighborhood Services Department to select the locations, identify necessary resources to complete...
ANNA, TX
Athol Daily News

Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts kicks off cookie season Friday

WORCESTER — Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts kicks off the 2022 Girl Scout Cookie Season Friday, Jan. 14, when consumers can support local Girl Scout entrepreneurs by purchasing their favorite cookies, according to a press release from Communications Manager Dana Carnegie. Girl Scouts are now selling favorites including Thin Mints®, Samoas®, Tagalongs®and the new Adventurefuls, a brownie and caramel variety.
MASSACHUSETTS STATE
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