Little Free Libraries

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The Little Free Library movement in Cleveland – led by local literacy advocates and community leaders – reached its height in the mid 2010s. Cleveland now boasts more than 130 Little Free Libraries at schools, municipal buildings, parks, and more.

The Kids’ Book Bank is proud to partner with the National Council of Jewish Women/CLE (NCJW/CLE) which is the caretaker of the Little Free Libraries previously under the auspices of the Kids’ Book Bank. Passionate NCJW/CLE volunteers keep the libraries filled with books provided by both the Kids’ Book Bank and NCJW/CLE and also coordinate maintenance of the libraries.

This exciting partnership between the Kids’ Book Bank and NCJW/CLE provides more attention to the Little Free Libraries and allows Kids’ Book Bank staff to focus on large-scale distribution of books to our partners. A win-win!

Questions about Little Free Libraries can be directed to

About Us

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The mission of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank is to foster literacy and a love of reading by distributing free books to children in need through collaboration with community partners.

The Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 47-555-3602.

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