In celebration of the their second anniversary, Work Nimbly, a Williamsburg-based coworking space, has created a business-themed Little Free Library for the local community.
According to a press release, Work Nimbly will be hosting a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Friday for the miniature library, which will be housed inside their offices at 215 Ingram Road. The event will be followed by an anniversary party, which is scheduled to run until 2 p.m.
The goal of the new mushroom-shaped library, built by local craftsman Ben Thacker-Gwaltney, is to make a space to exchange books on business and “circulate innovation in greater Williamsburg,” the release stated.
As for the library’s design, owners Jenn Haynes and Gretchen Bedell said they wanted the library to meet the approval of the Work Nimbly mascot, Gnorman Rockwell, a friendly gnome.
“We wanted to make sure our Library was infused with Gnorman Rockwell’s personality. So we asked Ben to build us a mushroom for Gnorman,” Haynes said in the release.
The post-ribbon cutting party will feature a noon yoga class from Work Nimbly’s resident yogi and a visit with Todd Owens, the artist whose work is hung throughout the coworking space. There will also be snacks, goodie bags, door prizes and “general merry making,” the release stated.
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