One initially scheduled for Wednesday at Sunny Side City Hall has been postponed because of the weather preventing cementing of the pole, explained Brett Bell, who heads up the local Little Free Library initiative with the Spalding Collaborative Authority for Families and Children.
Bell said the steward and sponsor for this one is Devin Woolf, who did this as his Eagle Scout project. It will be rescheduled.
On Oct. 20, Bell said there will be rededication for the one at Northside Hills Apartments, 615 Northside Drive, with an ice cream party at 4 p.m. This replaces the one vandalized following the dedication last month.
Bell said this one will be inside the Community Center at the apartment complex. The sponsor is Vulcan Materials and the steward is management staff of Northside Hills Apartments.
On Oct. 27, at 1 p.m., Griffin Area Resource Center will host a dedication for a Little Free Library there at 931 Hamilton Blvd., Griffin. GARC will serve as steward and this one is sponsored by Southern Crescent Technical College.
For the one at GARC, Bell has asked that “folks bring picture-driven books as opposed to true word-driven books.”
New and gently-used books can be dropped off at First National Bank, 318 South Hill St., Griffin, or the dropbox outside the Women’s Center at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital.
Bell set a goal of one a month when he began this literacy initiative in January and has exceeded that with 13 so far, and three months to go.
Sunny Side will be No. 14, and GARC No. 15.