Community Connection

Sharing Books in a Little Free Library

by Naomi Krueger

Todd Bol started the Little Free Library movement by building a small model of a one-room schoolhouse as a memorial to his mother, a teacher. Cofounder Rick Brooks says, “There is profound value in sharing a book that changed your life.” Now, in 48 countries around the world, you can find thousands of handcrafted little free libraries on urban streets and rural roads, in front yards and coffee shops. All sharing favorite books and promoting a sense of community. […]