Little Free Library

Arts
9:40 am
Tue August 20, 2013

The Little Free Library Movement Comes to Winston-Salem

A Little Free Library made by Sarah out of a grandfather clock built by her own great-grandfather.
Sarah Maxey.

Sarah Maxey has big plans for bringing the Little Free Library movement to North Carolina (and beyond).
At the end of last month, Winston-Salem resident Sarah Maxey asked for $175 through Kickstarter, a digital funding platform for creative projects, in order to start a Little Free Library. These libraries are freestanding structures placed, well, anywhere: a local Y, a park, greenway, neighborhood, coffee shop, and stocked with special books that are free to the public.  The hope is that those who take, will eventually return either the same book, or another meaningful one.

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