Access to Reading

The Access to Reading Little Library project provides books to children across our community, with a focus on books with diverse characters representative of the communities that they’re located. Access Tallahassee members along with other local volunteers install, decorate, stock, and maintain the boxes which are placed at private businesses, apartment complexes, and residential neighborhoods.

Little libraries can be found at these locations –

  • Griffin Heights Community Center; 1704 Joe Louis St., Tallahassee, FL 32304
  • Hope Community; 2729 W Pensacola St, Tallahassee, FL 32304
  • iGrow Community Garden; 611 Dent St, Tallahassee, FL 32304
  • Mission Hills Apartments; 2425 Mission Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32304
  • Nims Middle School; 723 W Orange Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32310
  • Ox Bottom Crest; Caracara Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32312
  • Talla Villa Apartments; 925 E Magnolia Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32301
  • Whispering Pines Community; Corner of FL-20 and Whispering Pines Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32310

If you know a business that might be interesting in sponsoring a library or a bundle of books, please contact Katie Harwood. Library sponsorships cover the cost of the box and installation, supplies, maintenance, and books.

Children’s books may be donated at any time, at any event. For ideas of what kinds of books to donate visit Maya’s Book Nook.