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Sponsor a Little Free Library in Coral Gables

To inspire the love of reading, the Community Recreation Department is installing Little Free Libraries at some City parks. Take a book or leave a book at any of these parks. The Little Free Library is a global literacy movement with 100,000 registered mini-libraries in all 50 states and 108 countries around the globe. To date, more than 120 million books have been shared through this program. 

Bring people together and promote a community of readers!
By sponsoring a Free Little Library you or your organization will have the opportunity to join the City of Coral Gables in developing a system of Little Free Libraries within the existing parks system and start a neighborhood movement to share books.

Complete a Little Free Library Sponsorship Form HERE

The cost of a Little Free Library Sponsorship Package is valued at $1,000 each, and includes:

  • Purchase and installation of a Composite Two Story Forest Little Free Library at a park of your choice within the approved listing of available park locations.
  • Starter kit of books.
  • Commemorative small tribute plaque in honor of the individual or organization.
  • Opportunity to hold a ribbon-cutting on site.
  • A registered library located on the Little Free Library World Map HERE.
  • Additional proceeds will go towards Community Recreation literacy initiatives such as the annual Coral Gables Summer Family Literacy Festival.

Approved Park Locations for Little Free Library Placement**

  • Alcazar Plaza
  • Balboa Plaza
  • Betsy Adams and the Coral Gables Garden Club Park
  • Blue Road Open Space
  • Carlos S. Kakouris Park
  • Cartagena Park
  • Catalonia Park*
  • Coral Bay Park
  • Coral Gables Merrick House*
  • Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center
  • Country Club Prado
  • Durango Park
  • Enrique “Henry” Cepero Memorial Park
  • Ferdinand Park
  • Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park
  • Freedom Plaza
  • Granada Golf Course
  • Granada Park
  • Ingraham Park
  • J. Fritz and Frances Gordon Park
  • Jaycee Park
  • Leucadendra Drive Triangle
  • Lisbon Park
  • Lola B. Walker Pioneers' Park
  • Loretta Sheehy Park
  • MacFarlane Linear Park
  • Maggiore Park
  • Majorca Park*
  • Marlin Park
  • Merrick Park
  • Miss Lamar Louise Curry Park
  • Nellie B. Moore Park
  • Phillips Park
  • Pierce Park
  • Pittman Park
  • Ponce de Leon Park
  • Robert J. Fewell Park
  • Rotary Centennial Park*
  • Ruth Bryan Owen Waterway Park
  • Salvadore Park
  • San Benito Green
  • San Sebastian Park
  • Sarto Green
  • Sunrise Harbor Park
  • Tiziano Park
  • Venetia Park
  • Venetian Pool
  • War Memorial Youth Center
  • William A. Cooper Park
  • William H. Kerdyk Biltmore Tennis Center
  • William H. Kerdyk, Jr., and Family Park
  • Young Park

*Little Free Library already placed at this location.

**Alternative City property locations would need to be approved by the Community Recreation Department Director.

Little Free Library Locations