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Woman Turns The Stump Of A 110-Year-Old Tree Into A Magical Little Library For The Neighborhood

Published 11 months ago

The Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that aims to inspire people and help build community by encouraging people to install book exchanges in their neighborhoods. Since 2009, the organization helped install over 75,000 libraries in 88 countries and exchange millions of books annually, spreading the love for books everywhere. Recently, inspired by this project, one librarian from Idaho decided to create her own unique little library.

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It was created by Sharalee Armitage Howard, an artist, librarian and former bookbinder from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Her family recently had to chop down a 110-year-old cottonwood tree standing in their yard and decided to not let its trunk go to waste by installing a tiny library inside it. They carved it from the inside and decorated it with a tiny shingled roof to give it a cozy, magical look. Check it out in the gallery below!

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