Check Out the Little Free Libraries in North Winton Village
By: Chris Clemens
You’ve likely encountered a Little Free Library at some point. The concept began in 2009 when a Wisconsin man put up a small wooden box in his yard and filled it with books. Anyone passing by was welcome to borrow a book or leave one for someone else. The idea spread quickly, and soon there were Little Free Libraries all across the globe. This year, the movement that inspires neighbors to promote reading is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Here in Rochester, we’ve seen Little Free Libraries spring up by the dozens in just the last few years. You can find them in front of homes, outside churches, public parks, and even at some Monroe County Library branches.…