Little Free Library Comes to Sunset Park (and t-shirt giveaway winner)


Our Little Free Library was officially welcomed into our community on a summery Sunday afternoon. Balloons, refreshments and storytelling helped make the inaugural day festive. But of course, books were the main focus. We stocked the library with books for children and adults; that same morning, my husband made a trip to the used book store and returned with an armload of beautifully illustrated children’s books, including Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, all in Spanish. 



Many visitors to the park, whether pushing a stroller, on bicycles, walking a dog or running after children, stopped to check out the books and were delighted that they could borrow them.



Our Little Free Library is registered and its location in Sunset Woods Park will appear on the map of Little Free Libraries.



And now, drum roll …the winner of the LFL t-shirt giveaway is Grandma Kc!! Thanks to all my commenters and congrats to Kc!

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12 thoughts on “Little Free Library Comes to Sunset Park (and t-shirt giveaway winner)

  1. carolcovin August 12, 2013 at 4:46 pm Reply

    What a wonderful inauguration day! I love the idea that your husband stocked it from the used book store to start with. Our library just had a 25-cent book sale that would also be a good place to start with a stock of books. Congratulations to Grandma KC!

  2. belindambrock August 12, 2013 at 4:58 pm Reply

    Thanks for your lovely comments, Carol. Yes, a 25-cent book sale sounds good to me!

  3. Penny August 12, 2013 at 5:55 pm Reply

    Belinda, The Little Library looks like it was a success! What a wonderful idea! Penny Adis Sent from my iPhone

    • belindambrock August 12, 2013 at 8:08 pm Reply

      Thanks, Penny! I’m hoping that people will make good use of it and also donate books. And possibly, an individual or group will be motivated to create another LFL.

  4. Grandma Kc August 13, 2013 at 7:11 pm Reply

    How exciting for both of us! Your opening sounds like it was a huge success and that the idea is being really well received by the community! And I won! Now that is extra exciting! Thank you!

    • belindambrock August 18, 2013 at 12:58 am Reply

      My pleasure, Kc!

      • Grandma Kc August 18, 2013 at 9:17 am Reply

        My shirt arrived yesterday and it beautiful! Perfect fit, too! Thank you so much. I will wear it proudly!

        • belindambrock August 18, 2013 at 10:58 am

          glad to hear, kc! hope it sparks some discussion 🙂

  5. Cindi August 13, 2013 at 9:50 pm Reply

    What a wonderful idea! I truly have a love of books, and of passing them onto others!

    • belindambrock August 14, 2013 at 4:51 pm Reply

      Sounds as if we’re on the same page, Cindi 😉

  6. Lisa_GrandmasBriefs August 14, 2013 at 2:07 pm Reply

    This is so special! Love the photos of the inauguration! Your little library is beautiful. Best wishes as you make many readers smile.

  7. belindambrock August 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm Reply

    Lisa, thanks for your support!

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