The Little Free Library is a non-profit organization which aims at inspiring netizens to build community by encouraging people to install book exchanges for their neighborhoods. It all started when Sharalee Armitage Howard decided that the stump of a 110-year-old tree close to her home would make the perfect Little Free Library. Well, instead of uprooting it, Sharalee decided to came up with this idea.
She said, “We had to remove a huge tree that was over 110 years old. So, I decided to turn it into a little free library which I’ve always wanted.”
She further told that anyone from the neighborhood can swap the book from the library. It provides easy access and a non-monetary way of enjoying reading. Sharalee also took it to Facebook where her library got approval by many netizens. She wrote, “OK, this project isn’t quite finished… But I can’t wait to share it. We had to remove a huge tree that was over 110 years old, so I decided to turn it into a little free library (which I’ve always wanted). Here it is (minus some cleanup, vegetation, and trim work)”
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Uma árvore centenária transformada numa biblioteca?!?… Para mim tornou-se imediatamente numa atração turística… Árvores e livros!!! 🌳📚 Não é propriamente uma biblioteca histórica ou com um grande acervo, faz parte do projeto “Little Free Library”, uma organização sem fins lucrativos cuja missão é inspirar pessoas e ajudar na construção da comunidade, incentivando as pessoas a instalar locais de troca de livros nos seus bairros. Desde 2009 que esta organização ajudou a instalar mais de 75.000 bibliotecas em 88 países e a trocar milhões de livros por ano. Foi inspirada neste projeto que uma americana de Idaho decidiu transformar a árvore na sua pequena biblioteca livre. #littlefreelibrary #booksfreaks #lovetrees
One of the users remarked, “Very cool and forward thinking, to raise up others with knowledge, a true gift.” This very remark tells us that the entire project is taken nicely.
The 110-yr old cottonwood tree is carved out from the inside, topped with a rood and installed with a cozy interior and exterior lighting. It gives extravagant fairytale look.
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"Woman Turned 110-Year-Old Dead Tree Into A Free Little Library For The Neighborhood And It Looks Magical" *image & text source – https://www.boredpanda.com/dead-tree-little-free-library-sharalee-armitage-howard/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic . . . #freelittlelibrary #littlefreelibrary #treelibrary #library #treehouse #magical #repurpose
The Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization. It believes in the concept of encouraging and inspiring people, “To Take a bool and Share a book.” Its a place where anyone can donate, buy and share a book with them.
The place is a little special landmark that will help keep the magic of reading alive among the netizens.