Doctor Who thing: another TARDIS little free library

A while back I highlighted a project by Jennifer in Florida who was looking to raise funds for a leave a book/take a book library in the shape of a TARDIS. Reader Hank points out another TARDIS little library in Washington state, also run by a Jennifer.


Proprietor Jennifer Brozek explains:

A little blue box has appeared on my front lawn. It is a Little Free Library in the shape of a TARDIS. Think of it as a mini-me TARDIS filled with books that can take you through time and space to whole new worlds. That’s almost as good as having a visiting Time Lord like the Doctor.

It has been in the works for months. I’ve wanted one ever since I learned about the Little Free Library network. The Husband, Jeff, decided he would build me one and it work look like a TARDIS. He knows my love of the TARDIS and what it represents. He also knows how important books are. It doesn’t hurt that he’s a voracious reader who is good at building things.

We didn’t do this just because we love Doctor Who and the TARDIS. We did this because there are a lot of kids and parents in the neighborhood who walk by. The kids are both middle grade and teenagers. We’re on the path between a bus stop and the rest of the neighborhood on one side and a middle grade school on the other. Plus, the neighborhood has a great half mile walking circle. There isn’t a day when I don’t see people walking by. We want to promote reading and to give those who might be struggling the chance to read books for free.


Additional evidence that Doctor Who is more than just a TV show.

(If you stumble across a cool Doctor Who thing, feel free to email me with a link.)

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Thu, Mar 20, 2014 3:56pm

love the way the sign in the window reflects so absolutely the phone sign on the TARDIS.

Eric Herr
Eric Herr
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 1:44am

Would your husband share the plans? I’d like a TARDIS library in my yard in Minneapolis, MN!

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  Eric Herr
Sun, Sep 14, 2014 12:58pm

You need to get in touch with Jennifer Brozek. I’m not her.