Gig Harbor & Mason County Little Free Libraries


By Gig Harbor Macaroni Kid Library Guide September 14, 2020

Looking for something fun to do with the kids? How about packing up a few books to trade and visiting some local Little Free Libraries? 

Ten plus years ago, Todd Bol installed the first Little Free Library in front of his house in Hudson, Wisconsin, as a tribute to his mother, a teacher.  Now over 80,000 Little Free Libraries can be found scattered throughout neighborhoods around the country so chances are there's one near you!   


Charter #95417
Point Richmond Ridge
Gig Harbor WA 98332
Lat: 47.381427
Long: -122.555119

With LFLs all over, we wanted to install one in our neighborhood for everyone's benefit. We hope to have the library available for a good, long time! Enjoy

Charter #35677
3804 Olson Dr NW
Gig Harbor WA 98335
Lat: 47.29217
Long: -122.59856

Our dream of a library on the grounds of our facility came true in the fall of 2015, thanks to good friend Matt, who worked very hard for us when he wasn't at his 'day job'. Since our Residents shared in the design of the library, he took special care, ensuring it was built the way they wanted. As a small assisted/independent living facility, Kensington Gardens wanted to have a place where they could visit, meet up, or share 'great reads'. We dedicated it to Bille, former boo


Charter #57823

Little Free Library
Novak and Harborview Dr.
Gig Harbor WA 98332
Lat: 47.33317
Long: -122.58582

This library made possible by Dick, who made it, Terry who helped install it, Peter who let me put it on his private property, Professor Nichols who suggested it, and myself, who will maintain it. The siding, and hand-crafted shingles were made mostly of scrap teak. 


Charter #94471
End of the Road
5315 72nd Avenue Nw
Gig Harbor WA 98335

Charter #91943
Morningside (Hallstrom)
Lat: 47.36482
Long: -122.55632



Charter #66172

Stephanie Macary
Lat: 47.34185
Long: -122.6472


Charter #75034

Stinson Hill Library
7411 Stinson Ave
Gig Harbor WA 98335
Lat: 47.32561 
Long: -122.58896


690 9th Avenue Fi
Fox Island WA 98333
Lat: 47.25404
Long: -122.62254
This little free library was made by Girl Scout Troop 40999. We built it for our Girl Scout Silver Award. We decided to put it on Fox Island because it is a small community and they could benefit from something like this. Our Little Free Library is located at the Fox Island Community Center.

Charter #84690

Wind N' Tide
Lat: 47.374538
Long: -122.671707
Located at the entrance to the Wind N' Tide neighborhood in Gig Harbor, WA. Mt. Rainier is featured on one side of the library. The other side has an underwater theme. The library was constructed by a local resident, Gary Stallman. Local artist Sonny Johnson painted the designs.


Find these libraries and more on the world map at
Now you want to put up one of your own? Here's info on how to get started. Also check out #littlefreelibrary on Instagram for endless inspiration.


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