Where can you find a Tiny Library or Little Free Library in Lexington?  Lex Fun 4 Kids has all the info about finding a library as well as how to contribute to a Tiny Library or create one in your neighborhood!

Tiny Little Free Library

What is a Tiny Library or Little Free Library?

Tiny Libraries and Little Free Libraries are all around our community. They serve as a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange. They come in many shapes and sizes, but the most common version is a small wooden box of books on a pole that resembles a bird house – but for books! Anyone may take a book or bring a book to share. These libraries serve as a great way to share books your family is finished reading with others. You can drop off a few books at any local library any time. Libraries can feature a variety of genres and books for all ages.

Tiny Libraries

Lexington Public Library has created multiple Tiny Libraries throughout the city.  A Tiny Library is a miniature community center for sharing books. It’s right in your neighborhood and it’s free, easy and fun.

Want to help?  Donate books to any Lexington Public Library location – or just leave them in one of our Tiny Libraries for others to enjoy!  All genres and reading levels are encouraged.  If you have any questions, please email tinylibrary@lexpublib.org.

They have a special map created with the locations for you to reference.  

Lexington Public Library Tiny Library Map

Little Free Library

Little Free Library is a national program where anyone can create their own Little Free Library and share it with the community.   There are already over 100,000 libraries registered with this organization.  To find a registered Little Free Library near you you can search their map HERE.

If you’d like to purchase a Little Free Library to place in your community you can shop HERE.

COVID – 19 Precautions with book borrowing

Here are some tips for borrowing books during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Wash hands after handling books or little library boxes/handles
  • Use cleaning wipes on outside surfaces of books with plastic covers
  • Allow books to ‘rest’ for 24 hours before use

Click HERE for some guidelines released from Little Free Library

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