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Little Free Library Series — West Seattle

Last weekend was one of the few reasons I’ll set my alarm on a Saturday: the West Seattle Garage Sale. Every year, hundreds of sellers get together and hold a giant community-wide event with yard sales, garage sales, estate sales, and sidewalk sales. You don’t even need the map — you can just cruise up and down the streets following the crowds. This guy is ready to hit the garage sales. As we worked our way through the neighborhood, I was pleasantly surprised when we stumbled upon a Little Free Library on a side street. This cheerful little [...]

May 17th, 2015|Tags: |

Little Free Library Series — Wyoming

Road Trip Libraries... Ten Sleep, Wyoming Any road trip – be it brief or far ranging – is bound to present new Little Free Libraries to visit.  On a recent Interstate voyage to the great state of Wyoming – state motto, “Equal Rights” – I was able to stop at two libraries tucked away in the least densely populated state in the lower 48. Hidden in the western foothills of the beautiful Bighorn Mountains is the tiny town of Ten Sleep, Wyoming.  Home to the Ten Sleep Mercantile and the annual NoWoodstock Music Festival – which happened to [...]

November 30th, 2014|

Little Free Library Series — Madrona Mini-Mansion

A few days ago, I happened to find myself in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood (okay, okay, I was there to get a free ice cream cone from Molly Moon’s because I voted), and while I was walking around and eating my cone, I made an unexpected discovery: this adorable little free library, built and painted to look like a miniature version of the colorful Victorian house it sits in front of! Even though my to-read stack is dangerously high right now, I couldn’t resist taking a peek to see what was on the shelves. I was tempted by a vintage copy [...]

August 9th, 2014|