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Bessemer to add Little Free Libraries


August 2, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Members of the Bessemer Recreation Commission following a Thursday meeting show three of the four Little Free Library boxes that were recently constructed and painted with donations and will be placed at locations around Bessemer. The commissioners, from left, Ron Zaleski, president; Marlene Zaleski, Kathie Billie and Cheryl Olsen are at the Zaleski home.


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BESSEMER - Residents will soon see four Little Free Library boxes at locations around the city of Bessemer, as volunteers plan to complete the work over the next few weeks.

"It's a way to get people reading and kids especially," said Cheryl Olsen, a member of the Bessemer Recreation Commission at the Thursday meeting.

The four boxes were constructed and painted and the varnishing and lettering is currently underway, said Ron Zaleski, commission president. Lumber and hinges were donated by Bill Steiger, and the boxes were constructed by Jim and...

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