Think Little Free Libraries are just plain boxes filled with books? Think again. These otherworldly “branches” push the realm of Little Free Libraries to the outer limits.


This Doctor Who-inspired Little Free Library is an almost-life-size model of the famous TARDIS time machine and spacecraft.

2. Robot

What’s not to love about this wooden robot Little Free Library? It combines a sense of adventure with some handy woodwork and a spirit of sharing.

3. Space Bubble

Is it a space helmet? Is it a portal to another dimension? We’re not sure, but we know it makes a great Little Free Library!

4. Spaceship

Blast through space (and books) with this fantastically-designed, speedy, spaceship-inspired Little Free Library.

5. R2-D2

Built by students in the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME), this giant Little Free Library features R2-D2, the beloved droid from Star Wars.

6. Extraterrestrial

An adorable little space creature, this Little Free Library has a charm and personality far bigger than its wee-size.


Made from a repurposed water tank, this Little Free Library looks part extraterrestrial, part UFO, and part space station.

8. Transparent Future House

Built, in part, with repurposed bicycle parts, this Little Free Library looks like a solar-powered house of the future.

9. Transformers

This Transformers-inspired Little Free Library is a robot and neighborhood lending library in one.

Bonus: Yellow Submarine

This Yellow Submarine Little Free Library (with periscopes and all) pays tribute to the legendary band, The Beatles, while providing books for the neighborhood.


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