January 18, 2022

Journal Article: “Little Free Libraries: A Necessity or A Luxury?”

The article linked to below was recently published online by B Sides: Fieldwork (Journal of the University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science).


Little Free Libraries: A Necessity or A Luxury?


Katherine Berry


B Sides: Fieldwork (via Iowa Research Online)


“Little Free Libraries: A Necessity or A Luxury?” explores recent development in community driven and managed book collections housed in freely accessible ‘micro-libraries’— small, often outdoor housings for books, inspired by Tod Boll and Rick Brooks efforts. Little Free Libraries have spread across the North American continent and the world.

Direct to Full Text Article
13 pages; PDF.

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