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VIDEO: Free Books By The Yard

Jac Brennan’s yard provides East End residents with books for free.


Jac Brennan’s front yard has become a hub of activity for the kids and parents in her Eastwood neighborhood.

It houses two small boxes that are about the size and shape of birdhouses, and are part of the “Little Free Library” network. The cases contain books that cover a wide variety of titles and are free for neighbors to share or borrow.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Saturday, October 18. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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