San Diego Sets Aside $20,000 to Expand Little Free Libraries

Who doesn’t love a little free library?

Actually, even little free libraries have their haters, but let’s digress.

Since most people love little free libraries and they’re a great way to boost literacy in underserved communities, one county is actively supporting their expansion.

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted last week to establish a “Little Libraries” initiative to increase these adorable book repositories in low-income neighborhoods.

“The county plans to set aside $20,000 for the initiative,” the LA Times reports. “The county’s library system would work with the San Diego Council on Literacy and other nonprofits and volunteer groups to install more little libraries.”

Supervisor Nora Vargas introduced the item, which was passed unanimously by the Board.

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