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Little Free Libraries Are Spreading The Word – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/18/2021 at 3:15pm

This Little Free Library is on Dogwood Avenue behind Silvermont Park in Brevard. (Times photos by Park Baker)

Todd H. Bol, the creator of the "Little Free Library (LFL)," built the first library in 2009 in Hudson, Wis., inspired by the spirit of his mother, and a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"'What would you if you died tomorrow?' someone had asked him, and he said, 'I would plant a seed, because from that seed would come growth and change,'" Bol said in a Tedx Talk in 2013.

Bol, who died in 2018 at 62, launched a global movement through the nonprofit LFL, with the goal of strengthening reading in communities by fostering LFLs around the world.

Participants can build their own and reg...

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