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Little Free Library Unveiling

Highlighting Indiana Authors

Post Date:08/06/2018 8:30 AM



City of Carmel
One Civic Square, Carmel, IN 46032


News Release

Date:             August 6, 2018
Contact:       Nancy Heck (317) 571-2474
Release:       Immediate


Little Free Library Unveiling, Highlighting Indiana Authors


Unveiling of Little Free Library Book-Sharing Project

Monday, August 13 at noon

SE Corner of the Tarkington Theater Garage/West of the Monon Trail
James Building Two Center Green, Carmel       

Join Mayor Jim Brainard and Indiana’s own award-winning author James Alexander Thom as they celebrate the literary arts with the unveiling of the Little Free Library. Representatives from Anderson Birkla, Signworks, Inc., Carmel Clay Public Library Foundation and Software Engineering Professionals will also be on hand to celebrate their partnership with the city to generate a love of reading and endorse the community’s book exchange.

The Little Free Library, a replica of a London phone booth along with two reading benches, provide a book sharing program to promote access to readers both young and old. The reading benches physically feature the following Indiana authors as well as their books:             

James Alexander Thom – Follow the River

Mari Evans – A Dark & Splendid Mass

John Green – The Fault in our Stars

Gene Stratton Porter – A Girl of the Limberlost

Kurt Vonnegut – Complete Stories

James Whitcomb Riley- Little Orphant Annie




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