Little Libraries

The Marys now share another commonality; they both have a Little Free Library in their front yard. Jim and Mary Humston have been stewards of theirs since 2013, when Jim and his brother built one.

IMG_0922Now Mary Kenyon joins the movement with a library built by a Maquoketa Valley High School shop class.

cat and books 014Mary K has ordered her special “steward’s packet” with a charter sign and number and will register on the world map after it arrives. In the meantime, she is pondering exactly how she will personalize the new addition to her yard. Stay tuned for updates~

Did you know there is a book all about the Little Free Library movement?

little free libraryThe Marys will be meeting Margret Aldrich, the author of The Little Free Library Book, along with Little Free Library founder Todd Bol at the Iowa City Book Festival in October.We will also be conducting a reading as part of the festival. You can find us at Java House, 211½ E. Washington St., Iowa City at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 3.

For a limited time, if you purchase the book from the Little Free Library website, you can get $150 worth of brand new books from Coffee House Press included with the purchase.