Teacher’s Christmas gift is sharing books with kids

Laura O’Brien, a Grade 4 teacher at St. Henry’s Junior Elementary School, received a Little Free Library kit for Christmas. She will be stocking the library with a variety of children’s books to stimulate their reading.

The colourful box perched on a pole in the front yard of the O’Brien home on Columbia Avenue looks like a bird feeder. It is, in a way, but the contents aren’t feeding birds, they’re feeding young minds. Laura O’Brien, a Grade 4 teacher at St. Henry’s Junior Elementary School,…