All About Quarter Moon Imports & Their Little Free Library

There are many reasons to fall in love with Quarter Moon Imports….

Locally owned small business established in Tallahassee in 1989 located alongside the beautiful Lake Ella

[quote]Quarter Moon Imports is a little  located in a 1940′s stone cottage at Lake Ella in Tallahassee Florida. We’ve been here since 1989. We like being part of the local business community and especially love being at Lake Ella along with Black Dog Cafe, Joe’s Bike Shop, Remember When Vintage, Glasswork by Susan, Panhandler’s Kitchen Supply, Mickey’s Lakeside Cafe and the rest. Our greatest hope is that you find us to be a friendly and welcoming place in the community. At the end of the day, that’s what really matters.[/quote]

Unique and beautiful collection of fair trade and eco friendly clothing, jewelry & gifts

[quote]Our shop is an eclectic mix of goods with a decidedly bohemian flair. Many of our gifts and jewelry are fair trade products. We also carry eco- friendly products and locally crafted soaps and gifts.  [/quote]

Frequent offers of community support 

[quote]As an independent locally owned business, Quarter Moon is committed to contributing to non- profit organizations, service clubs and educational organizations which strengthen our community. We commit to supporting a minimum of 36 requests per year (3 per month) through the contribution of merchandise, cash donations, gift certificates or sponsorship. Upon request, we can also provide special discount coupons for participants at your fundraiser. We also host special Philanthropy Days. On Philanthropy Days we donate 10% of sales from shoppers who identify themselves as supporters of your organization. Please contact us at 222-2254 for more about our Philanthropy Day Programs. In fairness to the diversity of our community, we will not contribute to religious organizations. Our community information board is available, as room permits, to any organization to advertise their special events. If we were unable to help your organization this year, please contact us early for the next year. Let us know what we can do to help you promote your organization or event![/quote]

Donations for 2013 so far…

and now, introducing yet another reason…

Their Little Free Library

About a month ago, through support from community members, Quarter Moon Imports joined the thousands across the world anticipating in the Little Free Library program.

About Little Free Library

In the beginning—2009–Todd Bol of Hudson, Wisconsin, built a model of a one room schoolhouse as a tribute to his mother, a former school teacher who loved reading.  He filled it with books and put it on a post in his front yard.  His neighbors and friends loved it.  He built several more and gave them away.  Each one had a sign that said FREE BOOKS.

Years later, the goal of the very popular and growing worldwide program is this:

  • To promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide.
  • To build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity and wisdom across generations.

By January of 2014, the total number of registered Little Free Libraries in the world is conservatively estimated to be between 10,000 and 12,000, with thousands more being built!  Thanks o Quarter Moon Imports, Tallahassee is home to one, and it fits quite nicely in the quaint and gorgeous Lake Ella setting beaming with Local Pride.

Continue learning more about Little Free Library

 

 

Quarter Moon Imports Blog
Quarter Moon Imports Online Store*
Quarter Moon Imports on Facebook

 

*We are essentially a brick and  mortar shop. We love the face to face interaction with our customers.  Over the years we had so many requests for a website shop…mostly from  customers who  moved away from Tallahassee and those who had shopped while visiting from out of town. So we do keep an on-line shop. Of course it is only a small sampling of what we carry in the shop, so if you are ever looking for something in particular that you think we can help you find, please call the shop. (850) 222-2254.

 

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