Category Archives: Little Free Library

Little Free Library (#9) – Makenna’s Tribute

The Little Free Library movement is huge in Milwaukee. In some neighborhoods you can’t drive more than a few blocks without seeing one of the little book boxes in a front yard. These boxes can be wildly individualistic, which is … Continue reading

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Little Free Library (#8) – Matching!

Often Little Free Library boxes match the house they sit in front of. I’ve done a post on one of these before (Little Free Library #2, here) but I didn’t think to include a photo of the house. For today’s … Continue reading

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Little Free Library (#7) – Milwaukee Fire Department, Engine House 32

Found in the neighborhood just northeast of 35th and Vliet in Milwaukee. Saving lives in more ways than one 🙂  

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Little Free Library #6 – London Calling

This mini-library replica of a British red telephone box . . . . . . is at its best during the night, when it is lit up by a focused spotlight. Its red glow can be seen from a few … Continue reading

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Little Free Library (#5) – Stained Glass

Milwaukee’s older homes are characterized by beautiful woodwork and built-in cabinetry, often accented with leaded stained-glass windows. This mini-library box mimics what is probably a standard feature in the neighborhood it occupies.  

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Little Free Library (#4) – Haunted Schoolhouse

This “schoolhouse” mini-library asks that people leave only children’s books for others to borrow. Right now the library box is decorated for Halloween, so you can’t see it very well  beneath the cottony spider webbing—but there’s a school bell up in … Continue reading

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Little Free Library (#3) – “Miss Kris”

Saw this mini-library box on my way to work and had to get a picture. Don’t you love the shushing librarian, “Miss Kris,” at her desk safeguarding the “stacks”? Very imaginative!

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