Heights, 4, Beau Roessler, creates a free garage for small cars

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – In dozens of places in Houston and the United States, you might notice these little shelters along the sidewalks that have dozens of free books you can borrow. They are known as “Small free libraries, “and they are quite the attraction for the people who live near them.
They also encourage literacy.

4.5-year-old Beau Roessler turned the concept of a free library into a garage to house miniature cars like Hotwheels and Matchbox cars outside the Heights home he shares with his parents and his family. little sister.

“I don’t know a lot about toys, but I know a lot about cars because I love cars,” Beau said, pointing to his garage.

The small shelter in front of his Heights area home was built in part by his father, whose hobby as a carpenter shines through in the craftsmanship. It even has a retractable garage door.

People can take a car, leave a car, or both.

“I think the idea was to trade. They trade at the park all the time and they love to trade cars,” said her mother, Kate Roessler.

With the help of social media and stories in news from the leader of heights, its popularity has taken off since the garage has been in existence for a short time.

Beau owns dozens of model cars himself. Her favorites change over time.

“I don’t know where his obsession with cars came from,” Beau’s father Alex Roessler said. “I’m not talking about cars. She (Kate) isn’t talking about cars. Nobody knows that.”

It may be a mystery where Beau’s love for toys came from, but it seems he always had one nearby since before he was a toddler, his parents said.

Beau and his family believe the free little garage will help bring more happiness to their neighbors and beyond.

“This person was really nice and left an extra car,” Beau said as he browsed the new inventory on Friday morning.

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