Tiny little libraries are popping up all around the world - outside homes, in stores, along bike paths... It all started when Todd Bol built a replica of a one-room school house and put it on a post outside his home in Hudson, Wisconsin to honor his mother, a teacher with a passion for reading. He filled it with books and put up a sign: "Free Book Exchange. Take a book. Return a book." Now, Todd and his friend, Rick Brooks, advise others on how to build their own little libraries, which spark creative expression, promote literacy and build community.


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  • Kalele Bookstore

    I have a free Library in my little book store in Kaunakakai, Molokai, Hawaii. Its a joy to connect people with the right books, especially local kids and the Classics - chicken skin everytime!

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