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Little libraries to help keep printed page in front of kids


April 18, 2017

OAK HEIGHTS Principal Josh Dargis looks over a “little library” held by Sweet Home Librarian Rose Peda.

If the staff and volunteers at the Sweet Home Public Library and the Friends of the Library have their way, every child in Sweet Home will have the opportunity to keep reading during the summer.

The Friends of the Library have paid for four “little libraries” to be placed at the different schools. The little libraries are metal boxes with the message “Take a book. Leave a book.” emblazoned on the front of each.

A generalized version of these little libraries already exists on private property across Elm Street from Oak Heights Elementary School. The new little libraries will be a...

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