Nine locally owned businesses including Vickery Do It Best Hardware and Rev Coffee are participating in Smyrna Shop Hop.
Vickery Do It Best Hardware
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Little Free Library movement is gaining momentum nationwide and Vickery Do it Best Hardware is now home to Smyrna's first little library.
Thinking about Vickery Do it Best Hardware Store conjures up images of hammers, nails, wood and gardening supplies, but not books and especially not libraries. However, Susan Harlan, the store’s manager, sees things differently. Harlan is the woman behind Vickery’s Little Free Library, the first library of its kind in Smyrna that is part of the larger Little Free Library movement that’s spreading across the nation. The idea behind Little Free Libraries is that you don’t need to build an expensive building to house a library. Instead reading enthusiasts everywhere are building “little libraries” that resemble large birdhouses and setting them up in their yards and businesses. Harlan first heard about Little Free Libraries on NPR and said …