Love reading? You should check out M. P's only Little Free Library
November 9, 2017
Blog, Education, Featured
Do you have a longer wish list of books than any other thing? Do you necessarily read a page or two, sometimes even the entire book before you finish your day? Do you bury your nose and literally take a whiff every time you pick a book (the older the better)? If you are still reading and relate yourself to one, or all of the above; Kudos, you are on the right page!They often say, “You are the company you keep”; Now imagine a lifetime of free access to books, without having to pay a penny! Yes, you read that right. No library cards, no fee, no due date. Welcome to, ‘The Little Free Library’.
What is The Little Free Library?
The ‘Little Free Library’ is a global social movement to get more people to read. It is a pop-up library of sorts which can be set up by a book enthusiast in their home, office or a public space like a garden. There are more than 50,000 registered Little Free Libraries worldwide, in all 50 of the United States and in 70 countries. Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, with the aim of increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.
How is Indore in the picture?
While Mumbai was the first in India to bring TLFL to India, Mrs. Taruna Pagrani, a homemaker and activist brought it here in Indore, sharing hers and her son’s love for reading, with the ones who want to read! Nishchay, Mrs Pagrani’s son is the official steward of LFL-Indore by LFL organization US.
How can you benefit from the initiative?
TLFL’s motto is to inspire a love of reading, to build community, and spark creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. One can profoundly increase access to books irrespective to their age or background.The library is in the form of little pop up boxes you see in the pictures, which are very accessible and attractive too! These are stocked with a plethora of books from every genre. One can donate, read, or borrow.If you have spent endless Summers reading Enid Blyton, and don’t find the time or resources to invest in Books, head to The Little Free Library, Saket and quench your thirst for the love of reading! This is not just your usual library, it is a movement to fight illiteracy, and grow, one book at a time!Know more about this beautiful initiative, here, https://littlefreelibrary.org/Address – 208, Saket Nagar, Ahead of Pappu Sanchi Point.