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Bright Red Bookshelves

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Bright Red Bookshelves
Community Project
Materials
Why it Works
Increases access to books for all No pressure to return books Encourages parents and kids to talk about reading Involves the community
Source
http://www.familyreading.org/p-bookshelf.htm http://littlefreelibrary.org
Increase access to books in your community by installing these low-cost, self-sustaining book swap shelves
Red paint
Bookshelves and milk crates
Book donations to get started
Volunteers to monitor shelves
Signs for shelves
Create noticeable spaces within the community where books can circulate
Potential Locations
Doctor's Office Food Shelf Post Office Grocery Store Community Center
Materials
Solicit local businesses and families to donate books Once BRB is set up, anyone can borrow, keep, or swap books   Ongoing donations keep inventory interesting. Churches, community groups, and local businesses can donate books, host book drives, and help with book distribution