Author Archives: Jaime Snyder

LFL Book Drive, National Library Week April 8-14

It seems like whenever we start talking about the Syracuse Little Free Libraries project, someone remarks, “Oh, my gosh, I have a stack of books at home, I should donate them!” Here’s your chance! In honor of National Library Week, … Continue reading

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Little Free Libraries Project Receives National Press Attention

This post originally appeared on Information Space, the iSchool blog. Since we launched the Syracuse Little Free Libraries project, the national LFL movement has exploded. The idea is decidedly low tech: physical books, housed in physical repositories. The books are … Continue reading

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Every Reader His [or Her] Book

An update from Jill Hurst-Wahl, member of the project team and incoming Director of the Library and Information Science Masters program at the School of Information Studies. In 1931, a librarian wrote several rules that are evident in our first … Continue reading

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The first SYR-LFL is open for business!

Many thanks to everyone who helped with last nights launch party! As you can see from the photos below, it was pretty exciting to load the first batch of books into the little library located at 323 Gifford. We will … Continue reading

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You are invited! SYR-LFL launch party, Feb 3

Please join us! This Friday evening from 5:30-7:30pm, we will be celebrating the launch of the first Syracuse Little Free Library. The party is open to the public and will be held at 331 Gifford Street, just a few doors … Continue reading

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Contribute to the Gifford Street LFL book drive

We are currently seeking book donations for the Gifford Street LFL collection. A customized list of titles has been compiled by Library and Information Science graduate students which reflects the interests of the community based on our discussions and workshops … Continue reading

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LFL on Gifford: Location selected for first Little Free Library

In Fall 2011, the Little Free Libraries Project launched as a collaboration between residents of the near Westside of Syracuse, the  iSchool, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and the Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development. Since then, … Continue reading

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