• Little Free Libraries gaining in popularity
    July 22,2014
     

    Little Free Libraries

    gaining in popularity

    ST. JOHNSBURY — No library cards are needed for the Little Free Library in St. Johnsbury, the latest one in Vermont — just another book to replace the one you’re taking out to read.

    The Caledonian Record reported that Little Free Libraries are a trend in which people create storage spaces for books, generally designed as miniature houses. Some are as large as an old telephone booth.

    The libraries are close to the road. Passers-by are encouraged to borrow, take or add books.

    In St. Johnsbury, Tracey and James Herold opened their library outside of their house Sunday. Tracey Herold said she got the idea after visiting her daughter in Minneapolis, where she saw five or six.

    James Herold designed theirs to be a replica of their home.

    MORE IN Vermont News
    The Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday that brush-hogging a field does not earn an agricultural... Full Story
    WASHINGTON — Hiring has been strong in the past year in many presidential campaign swing states, ... Full Story
    Hiring healthy in Vt., political swing states
    SALT LAKE CITY — The utopic communities envisioned by a wealthy Mormon businessman near religious... Full Story
    Mormon church fights futuristic site in Vt.
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS