What started as a small schoolhouse-shaped box Todd Bol built so his mom could share books with her neighbors has turned into more than 77,000 Little Free Libraries, bringing the joy of reading to millions of people around the globe.
You may not know the name Todd Bol, but you’ve most likely seen his impact. If you’ve passed by a home, or a firehouse, or a school that has a Little Free Library out in front, you’ve crossed paths with Todd. You see, Todd is the man who thought the whole thing up, and then spread this beautiful idea around the globe.
He didn’t do it for money or fame. He simply wanted more people to read, and more neighbors to get to know one another.
Today—77,000+ Little Free Libraries in 88 countries later—Todd’s simple idea is putting books into the hands of millions, and creating tighter, more connected neighborhoods in the process.
I invite you to take 30 minutes to meet Todd. His words will forever change your attitude about whether a regular person like you or me can have a massive impact for good. LISTEN HERE
One can’t help but be inspired by what he’s accomplished and help carry his torch of understanding, knowledge and love of reading onward. Please share this interview so others may know this remarkable man too.
Sadly, Todd Bol passed away October 18, at the age of 62. Rest in peace, Todd. May a million Little Free Libraries bloom in your memory.
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