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Check out this Little Free Library Design contest

Last years top winner was “Owly”. The eyes were the windows and at night the eyes even lit up.

Little Free Libraries® are installed in front yards, community centers, and public spaces all over the world, acting as book exchanges and neighborhood hubs. There are nearly 40,000 of these structures worldwide—connecting people and supporting literacy.

Chronicle Books, Little Free Library, and AIASF are inviting international architects, designers, students, and book lovers of all kinds to rethink this unique structure, and solve some problems identified by stewards—the neighborhood heroes who care for them.

300 submissions from 40 countries later…

 

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Here is a video about how librarians can help people be more sustainable.

Sustainability and libraries

Made for “The Encounter for Sustainable Library Development” conference, February 10, 2017.

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