Curbside book clubs come to L.A.
E-readers and tablets may be showing up in ever more shapes and sizes, but we think the most exciting new way to read books is even more creative--free curbside lending libraries.
These little wood-and-glass huts stand on dozens of front yards across southern California (as well as nationwide). They operate on the honor system, with people contributing beloved tomes for others to borrow. The Little Free Library system began in Minnesota in 2009; now it’s a national organization seeking to promote literacy by encouraging the building of free book exchanges.