Among the amenities of our neighborhood are the nine Little Free Libraries, which have proved very popular. A map showing their locations, plus a seed library, a jigsaw puzzle library, a poetry garden, and a free food pantry is here.
The newest one (April 2021), on Anna near Whitney, was designed and custom built by a friend of the Van Zandt family.
The Peifer-Brownfield family built a mid-century-modern Little Free Library
for children in the 100 block of Hamilton. It was their son’s request for his fourth birthday.
This one, in the 2400 block of Alvin, was built by the Whitson family in summer 2015.
Alice’s first story hour for children in 2015 attracted grandparents, too.
Even her full-size rocking llama listened attentively.