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Little libraries coming to Gogebic Range


July 19, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

JOHN DEMARIO, left, and Jerry Pisani show off the Little Free Library they made to be installed in Ironwood's Depot Park at a ribbon-cutting event in June. The library, donated by the local chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, allows users to borrow a book and return it when they're done or replace it with a different one.


IRONWOOD - Those enjoying Festival Ironwood activities over the next several days may notice a new feature in Depot Park, as the city workers installed a Little Free Library in front of the Old Depot Building that houses the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce and Ironwood Historical Society Monday.

The little library, a replica of the depot building behind it, uses the "take a penny, leave a penny" concept honor system to spread literacy in communities. Users can take a book from the library, returning it when they are done or replacing it with a dif...

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