FREE LIBRARIES: Central Iowa’s New Book Movemnt

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The hot weather is a good excuse to stay inside and read a book.Some people buy books online, others go to book stores, and some like to checkout good reads from their local library.

But now getting a new book to dive into is even easier. Free libraries have begun to pop up in Des Moines, Ankeny, Bondurant, and Pella. These miniature libraries were created to make getting books easier.

Despite new advances in technology the free libraries have been very successful. Carmen Lampe Zeitler and her husband say they have had more than one hundred books borrowed from the free library that they built.