After terminal cancer diagnosis, Little Free Library founder feels like ‘most successful person I know’


#TIA – It was only after the first free library appeared in my neighborhood that I could appreciate the wonder that had been started by the man whose vision they were and are.

“Todd Bol built the first Little Free Library on his Hudson, Wis., deck with wood from his old garage door and love for his mother, who had recently died. Nine years and some 75,000 libraries-on-a-stick later, Bol is sick with pancreatic cancer and considering his own legacy.

That legacy, inspired by loss and luck and a knack for problem-solving, is wide: Little Free Libraries, a common sight in Minnesota, have popped up in 88 countries across the world.”

Read more at the Star Tribune