The Little Free Library and its literary offerings were burned by an arsonist sometime overnight on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 421 20th Ave., near the Miller Park Playfield.

Seattle Police Detective Patrick Michaud said a resident reported the arson around 10 a.m. Sunday, and finding a large lighter nearby. The lighter was checked for prints, but none were found, Michaud said.

A nearby car was covered in ash blown around by the wind, but did not sustain any damage.