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Residents Invited to Celebrate the Opening of Five “Little Free Libraries”

St. Johns County Partners with the Junior Service League of St. Augustine to Open Five “Little Free Libraries” in Celebration of National Library Week

 

St. Johns County, FL. – The St. Johns County Public Library System invites residents of all ages to celebrate the opening of five “Little Free Libraries” at a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by The Junior Service League of St. Augustine at 6:30 p.m. on April 16 at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Blvd.

 

All members of the public are invited and encouraged to use the little free libraries where books can be freely borrowed, traded, or donated. In addition, there is no need for a traditional library card, no time limits on lending, no overdue fees, and no due dates for returns. As part of a cooperative partnership between St. Johns County and the Junior Service League of St. Augustine, the new little free libraries will open to the public during National Library Week between April 13 -19. The little libraries will be located at:

 

  • ·         St. Johns County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
  • ·         Crescent Beach Pavilion, 6930 A1A S., St. Augustine
  • ·         Treaty Park, 1595 Wildwood Dr., St. Augustine
  • ·         Fire Station 14, 1255 W. King St., St. Augustine
  • ·         Homeless Coalition of St. Johns County, 62 Chapin St., St. Augustine

 

The ribbon cutting ceremony will include music by local band The Wobbly Toms and a visit by the library’s Bookmobile. “Little Free Libraries” is a national effort to expand the joy of reading within local communities by bringing books closer to residents’ doorsteps. For more information on “Little Free Libraries” visitwww.littlefreelibrary.org.

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