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Biomedical and Electrical Engineer with interests in information theory, evolution, genetics, abstract mathematics, microbiology, big history, Indieweb, and the entertainment industry including: finance, distribution, representation

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@SimonDeDeo Awesome! I've been considering doing something like that for my physical
http://lfl8424.boffosocko.com/

 
 

Congratulations to @LtlFreeLibrary, @ToddBol & Stewards everywhere on 50,000 LFLs!! http://lfl8424.boffosocko.com/2016/11/04/congratulations-on-little-free-library-number-50000

 

Glad to see concept spreading: Got Little Free Library Envy? Start Here. @LtlFreeLibrary http://littlefreelibrary.org/got-little-free-library-envy-start-here/

 
 

I'm really impressed at the number of books that have moved through @LFL8424 in just a few weeks! https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/3250760-chris-aldrich?shelf=lfl-8424-checked-out

 

The reply to site won't be visible to most as it was a private message, but someone asked about how to get started on building their own Little Free Library branch. My reply:

I wrote a little bit about my building process here: http://lfl8424.boffosocko.com/our-story-history-and-building-process/

You can find most of the details for set up and registry on http://www.littlefreelibrary.org. (They actually just updated their website over the weekend.) They have libraries that you can buy and they'll ship to you, though part of the movement is encouraging people to be creative in building and designing their own. I'm happy to help give you some ideas if you need the help, but their website and examples they have on their Facebook & Pinterest sites will surely help too. Visiting a few in the Glendale & Pasadena Areas might help as well - you can find a map at http://littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap/. I notice that several of the Glendale City LFL's aren't on the map, but can be found by googling "Glendale" and "Little Free Library" where you'll find the city's Library, Art and Culture page with addresses for all of them. There are several at nearby city parks as well as at city hall.

There's also a nice little book about building and hosting your own as well. You can find it on Amazon at http://amzn.to/1gtCPKP

The BookCrossing.com and GoodReads.com portion I've integrated into mine are unrelated websites that are used for releasing and tracking books out in the wild, but that both work with the LFL concept really well.

I've done a lot of research on the upfront side, so I do know quite a lot about the overall concepts, but obviously have only just opened my own. I'm happy to provide as much or as little help as you might need, just let me know.

Best,
Chris

 

Ohh, look! Someone's got a brand new website: http://littlefreelibrary.org/ Good job @LtlFreeLibrary

 

I'm working on something that will be a community related project and was wondering if anyone had a post hole digger they might loan me for an hour or so? Preferably a manual one as a motorized one is far more than I need.