Little Fibre Library

Baaad Anna’s is proud to support the Little Fibre Library project by providing yarn and resources for community members to take on this initiative.

Use the #littlefreefibrelibrary or #fibrelibrary on Instagram to stay connected with your community!


Here are some funding opportunities to get supplies.

Neighborhood Small Grants
United Way Local Love Fund

Community groups can also apply for Neighbourhood Matching Funds

Contact us at if you would like us to share funding request draft descriptions and budget, as a starting point for your own project request.

Box Construction

Here are a couple of step-by-step tutorials on building your own Library box.

Library with living roof
Library with hinged door

Tips & Tricks
A great resource from a group of Little Library organizers. Check out their bundle of videos and handful of tips and tricks!


  • There are also Etsy or local woodworkers who sell Little Libraries already made, if you don’t have these skills but can fundraise/apply for grant funding to cover this. Here’s an example.
  • Chat with local Guides or Scouts groups if they might want to build one a merit badge experience
  • If you know of a local woodworker that would be interested in selling these, please drop us a line!

Yarn Supply

As a part of our Upcycle Program, we are happy to stock your fibre box when supplies are available. Email us at and we can coordinate a pick up/drop off.


  • Talk to local thrift stores to donate any excess fibre art supplies
  • Post on your local Buy Nothing facebook page


Social Media

Join the YVR Litle Fribre Library Facebook Page! Here community members share tips and knowledge on these lovely little boxes.

What’s New

  • Fibre Libraries Interview
    If you missed yesterday’s On The Coast on CBC feature on the Fibre Libraries you can listen to it here.
  • Live on CBC
    There’s been a bit of Baaad in the news lately. We had a lovely feature introducing our Fibre Library concept on CityTV just prior to Knit City featuring Paula of Baaad Anna’s and Janna of Everlea Yarns that you can watch here:   And our Baaad Rabbit’s Lending Library was featured by New Westminster Record
  • Finessing our Fibre Libraries
    What are Neighborhood Fiber Libraries, you ask? Well, imagine a mini treasure trove of yarny goodness right in your neighborhood!  These adorable little libraries, tucked into cozy corners, are stocked with a delightful assortment of yarn, knitting patterns, and crochet inspiration for everyone to enjoy! Here’s how it works: Take a Yarn, Leave a Yarn:
  • NEW Little Fibre Libraries LAUNCHED
    There’s three new Fibre Libraries recently launched, and watch out New Westminster as you are home to TWO of them! What are Fibre Libraries and how can I find them? We have info and resources here, but if you are interested in hosting one of your own, many have been built in partnership with the
  • A Community that Could
    What started with an overflow of yarn donations has come to twelve (and counting) free fibre library boxes around the Vancouver area. It’s been a while since our last update, so read on for details on our two newest locations, grant funding deadlines, and tips to starting your own fibre library in your neighborhood! Two