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Posted on: August 4, 2014

[ARCHIVED] HAVE YOU SEEN OUR 'LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES' IN DUBUQUE?

To promote literacy and increase access to books, the Dubuque Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and AmeriCorps VISTA recently established "Little Free Libraries" around the City of Dubuque. See below for more information and library locations.

"Little Free Libraries" can be found at the following Dubuque locations:

- Fire Station 2, located at 2180 John F. Kennedy Road
- Fire Station 3, located at 3155 Central Avenue
- Fire Station 4, located at 1697 University Avenue
- Fire Station 5, located at 689 South Grandview Avenue
- Fire Station 6, located at 1500 Rhomberg Avenue
- Mercy Hospital, located at 890 West Third Street
- Lincoln Elementary School, located at 419 Winona Street
- University of Dubuque, located at the corner of North Algona Street and West Third Street
- Eisenhower Elementary School, located at 2984 Castle Woods Lane
- Bryant Elementary School, located at 220 Hill Street
- Additional locations to be added in the future.

These libraries are small boxes that house FREE BOOKS for anyone to take and exchange at any time. Returns and/or exchanges are not mandatory, but encouraged. The Dubuque "Little Free Libraries" are open to everyone.

Many thanks to all for donating 1,500 books to stock our libraries, the time and supplies to construct the book houses, the Dubuque Fire Department for maintaining our libraries with support of the Carnegie-Stout Public Library, and Park Division employees for installing the libraries.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Stacy Seyer, AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Learning Coordinator at 563-589-4263 or email at sseyer@cityofdubuque.org. Additional information can be viewed at the following website, http://littlefreelibrary.org.

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