NPR Director of Operations and Special Projects (AND NaNoWriMo winner) Kim Bryant says, “This mini library has been on the corner of 13th and E Streets, [in SE D.C.] for at least 7 years and appears to have gotten a new coat of paint and higher traffic recently.” She says it’s “like an unmanned trading post that allows you to take or drop off whatever suits you.”

Oooh, someone should go borrow that copy of I Know This Much Is True.