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A little library with a big mission

If you’re walking around in your neighborhood, you might spot one of these little structures popping up more and more. Inspired by the idea of “take a book, leave a book,” a Little Free Library is a book-sharing box that is open 24/7, completely free and accessible to all! They function purely on the honor system where anyone can take a book or share one. If you can, it is encouraged to try to leave a book in the same library if you take one or two, or in another in your area!

The first Little Free Library was built in 2009, and by 2010 the trend had spread with a clear purpose: to share good books and bring communities together. Little Free Libraries support a love of reading, improvements in literacy, and free access to books in areas where they would otherwise be scarce.

  • On average, one book is shared in a Little Free Library every day!

  • 72% of volunteer stewards have met more neighbors because of their Little Free Library!

  • 92% of people say their neighborhood feels like a friendlier place because of a Little Free Library!

Start a Little Free Library of your own and help spread the love of reading today! Check out their website for more tips at

Explore the Buffalo area to find a new book or share one you’ve already read!


Mark Taylor Charter #14327, 4734 Harlem Road

Paul Murrett Charter #7472, 450 Burroughs Drive


Marta Carney Charter #14273, 9485 Boxwood Drive

Sue’s Sharing Library Charter #102486, 8750 Tonawanda Creek Road

The Cozy Squirrel Little Free Library Charter #151970, 4170 Clardon Drive

East Amherst

Jen Marceaux Charter #35527, 8221 Old Post Road East

East Aurora

The House That Wess Built (for Christie) Charter #78674, 54 Ruskin Court

North Tonawanda

Barnyard Books Charter #77161, 812 Thomas Fox Drive West

Bookmarks & Breadsticks Library Charter #128146, 249 Wheatfield Street |

Orchard Park

Mindee Mutty Charter #44027 | #44029 | #44031,

6595 East Quaker Street

200 North Lake Drive

4383 South Buffalo Street


The Little Free Library at Long Cliff Winery Charter #142106, 3617 Lower Mountain Road


The Kaur Sisters Charter #100485, 5521 Pine Loch Lane

Tina Nicastro-Bartoshevich Charter #55826, 8248 Sheridan Drive


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