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August 4th, 2015
Free Little Libraries

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Feeding book worms around Midtown

Over the past few years, free little libraries have been popping up all over Midtown Indianapolis. In the spirit of community resource sharing, residents have erected charming boxes full of books that invite neighbors to ‘take a book, return a book.’

They are tapping into an established national movement that got it’s start in 2009 when “Todd Bol of Hudson, Wisconsin, built a model of a one room schoolhouse as a tribute to his mother, a former school teacher who loved reading.” Learn more at littlefreelibrary.org 

And don’t forget about our best local library— the free not–so–little College Avenue Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library at 4180 College Avenue.


Pictured: Washington Boulevard at 45th Street; 44th Street between Meridian Street and Illinois Street; Carrollton Avenue at 35th Street;  Broadway Street at 44th Street;  Carrollton Avenue between Northview Avenue and 56th Street. Look for the one, too, on Washington Boulevard at 55th Street.

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