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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Miller Place-Mt. Sinai Historical Society Opens “Little Free Library”

Communtiy residents attend ribbon cutting ceremony for Little Free Library.

MILLER PLACE, NY – On Saturday, August 19, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society for the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of their “Little Free Library” book exchange. In conjunctions with the Comsewogue Public Library and the Port Jefferson Free Library, the historical society installed a “Little Free Library” at the Miller House in Miller Place. At the ceremony, Legislator Anker presented certificates to the historical society and North Country Middle School student Jack Soldano. Jack has been selling comic books at the Heritage Park Yard Sales to help raise money to purchase a new roof for the Miller House. Jack has raised over $1,000 for the cause!


“I am pleased to join the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society for the grand opening of the ‘Little Free Library’ book exchange,” said Legislator Anker. “”Little Free Library’ is a wonderful program that increases access to books and fosters a love for reading within the community. I encourage all residents to stop by and to support the Miller Place-Mount Sinai Historical Society, as they work hard to bring a variety of program to our local community.”


Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by promoting neighborhood book exchanges around the world. The “Little Free Library” at the Miller House, is a small box where community members can borrow books. The program follows a “take a book, return a book” policy. All community members are encouraged to take and drop off books as many times as they like. For more information about the program, please visit www.littlefreelibrary.org.


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