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A Little Free Library to share some great stories with all who enjoy adventure & wonder! A Take a Book, Leave a Book community library.

A Little Free Library to share some great stories with all who enjoy adventure & wonder! A Take a Book, Leave a Book community library. Read more

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Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on June 20, 2014.

A Little Free Library to share some great stories with all who enjoy adventure & wonder! A Take a Book, Leave a Book community library.

About this project

Murfreesboro, TN:  One of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Between 2000-2010, our population increased 58%!  

For about a year now, I have lived in one of the larger apartment complexes in the city (Hawthorne Park South) we have 40+ buildings, each with 8 units ranging from 1-3 bedrooms, so when fully rented, we have about 900-1,200 residents.  

Costs : Why $1,250?
Here's the cost breakdown:

$475 (x2) for the library itself;
$70 for registration on the Little Free Library site:
$60 for mounting hardware;
$170 for books in the library (the exact number will depend on reward levels)

$1,250 allows us to build TWO really neat libraries.

Location:  

We will have two libraries.  Each one would be placed near the mail centers (each serving half the complex).

I will register both libraries with TinyFreeLibrary and act as the steward for both.  

Risks and challenges

Getting Books: We have a used book store in town willing to donate some books to start us off.

Complex Approval: I have already obtained approval from the complex manager. In fact, if successful, they stated that they would most likely roll this idea out to the rest of their properties!

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    Thank you for supporting us!

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    A handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    MEMOIR: A book with a stamped dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    KEYS: An official Little Free Library key chain sent to your door.

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY: You pick the book, we'll put it in the library - within size limits - with a stamped dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    MAY THE ODDS BE EVER IN YOUR FAVOR: We'll put The Hunger Games Trilogy in the library, each book with a stamped dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    HOUSE STARK: We'll add the first five books of the Game of Thrones series in the library, each book stamped with a dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    APARECIUM: We'll put The Harry Pottery heptalogy in the library, each book with a stamped dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    THE KING: We'll put The Dark Tower octalogy in the library, each book with a stamped dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    LEMON TART: We will add all 13 "Series of Unfortunate Events" books in the library. Each book will include a stamped dedication in your honor. PLUS a handwritten thank you note on a photo postcard showing one of the libraries once installed installed.

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    IN THE BEGINNING: Fully fund one of our libraries. You are a literary god! Your name will forever be listed as the sponsor of the library, and I will send you a handwritten thank you and photos of the library's dedication.

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    THE END: Fully fund one of our libraries. You are a literary god! Your name will forever be listed as the sponsor of the library, and I will send you a handwritten thank you and photos of the library's dedication.

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Funding period

- (35 days)