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Little Free Libraries promote reading

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Throughout the U.S., little box-like structures are popping up in neighborhoods, parks and school – anywhere people gather – to offer free reading material.

For many, those little boxes packed with books hold the key to promoting literacy for chil­dren and adults who otherwise may not have access to a library.

Little Free Library is a non­profit organization based in Hudson, Wisc. that aims to ex­pand book access through a net­work of volunteer-led little libraries. The first library was built in 2009, but today there are more than 100,000 registered Little Free Libraries in all 50 states and 108 countries.

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By Dustin Butler[email protected]

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