Unveiling of University Gardens Little Free Library NA15009

January 26, 2015

USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) partners with the University
Gardens Housing Complex, a privately owned housing development for
low income residents, gather for the unveiling of the first Little
Free Library in the USC Campus Community.

Saturday, January 31, 2015
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

University Gardens Building
1250 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007

John Thomas
LAPD Captain Paul Snell, Area Commanding Officer, Southwest
Community Builders Group
A Chance for Children
Water Buffalo Club

WHY:DPS has partnered
with A Chance for Children and the Water Buffalo Club to establish
a Little Free Library inside the lobby of the University Gardens
Housing Complex. This library will function as an educational
resource for the over 100 school-aged children living in the
complex. The Library will promote literacy and the love of

In its most basic form, A Little Free Library is a themed bookcase
full of children’s books. Any child may stop by and pick up a book
or bring a book to share. The University Gardens Building Little
Free Library will be registered in a national registry where
community members can locate the library online. All books are free
for children of all ages.

To learn more about Little Free Libraries you can visit www.littlefreelibrary.org.
The books will be re-stocked through generous donations.

For further information or to donate a book, contact USC DPS
Community Relations, Officer Carreño, at (213) 740-2489 or LAPD
Media Relations Section at (213) 486-5910.