‘Birdhouse’ Libraries Pop Up On Street Corners
Community-based, grassroots-initiated micro-libraries have became a trend in many parts of the US—and they are gaining momentum.
These ‘birdhouse’ libraries aim to promote reading and literacy, by encouraging exchanging of books and ideas within the community.
Aesthetically, micro-libraries often acquire local flavor in their appearances—some communities have even invited their artists to give these micro-libraries some serious sprucing up.
Here are a series of birdhouse libraries that have been custom-designed by artists in Wisconsin:
[via Nick Frank]