The Little Free Library app for iOS and Android mobile devices makes it easy for users to find little library locations near them. They can get directions to the nearest ones, create routes, and save their favorites. They can also track the libraries they visit, using the check-ins feature.
A section of the app lets Little Free Library stewards edit their library’s listing in real time. They can add new photos, update their library’s story, include social media links, enable a guestbook for their visitors, and much more.
Little Free Library help docs provide answers to dozens of common questions, as well as an introduction to key features in the app. Cost: Free
To support teachers in commemorating Juneteenth, The New York Public Library has a new booklist, featuring both fiction and nonfiction titles, which provides context and background information on this holiday for students of all ages.
Games are microcosms of the real world, making play and design a springboard for possibility. The Game Design Studio Toolkit supports teens in using game design to lead systems of change, engaging teens in individual and collective reflection and action as they create their own games.
The Center for Black Literature (CBL) at Medgar Evers College, in partnership with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and University of Pittsburgh School of Education, invites high school and college students of all ages to participate in the writing contest “Celebrating Black Writers: Voices Calling for Activism and Social Justice.”