Checked into Little Free Library #27348
Just saw this on the way to the Altadena Library. Stopped to check it out and ended up adding it to the map. Picked up a copy of Bad Kitty Meets the Baby.

Checked into Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge
Checking out their potter set up–they’re pretty serious and have several kilns as well as lots of space and several wheels. May have to take up a new hobby. Who knew this was hiding up here?

They’ve also got a small, makeshift little free library/book exchange inside their office space.

👓 Todd H. Bol Notice | Little Free Library

Read Todd H. Bol, 1956-2018 (Little Free Library)
We’re deeply saddened to report that our Founder, Todd H. Bol, passed away Thursday, October 18. Todd spent much of the last decade working towards his vision of a world where neighbors know each other by name, and everyone has access to books. He was heartene...
I had just a tiny amount of advance notice that this was coming, but didn’t expect the ultimate news so soon.

You’ll be missed terribly, but your impact on the world was supremely profound.

👓 Todd Bol Health Updates | Little Free Library

Read Todd Bol Health Updates (Little Free Library)

We’re saddened to report that our Founder and Executive Director, Todd H. Bol, was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Todd has entered hospice care and is heartened by the network of more than 75,000 Little Free Library stewards around the world dedicated to literacy and community.

Please share your favorite story of Todd below. It means a lot to Todd, his family, and all of us at the Little Free Library nonprofit organization to hear from you. Letters may be mailed to: Little Free Library, 573 County Road A, Suite 106, Hudson, WI 54016.

Our public statement is here. For press inquiries or general questions about Little Free Library, please contact us.

If you’d like to offer your support to Little Free Library during this time, please consider making a contribution to the Todd H. Bol Vision Fund. Your donation to this fund will help ensure the continued growth of Little Free Library’s mission to inspire a love of reading, build community, and spark creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world.

I’ve had the privilege of meeting and chatting at length with Todd in Los Angeles before, and am devastated to hear this news. My heart goes out to him and his family. I am heartened that his life’s work will live long past his own and will have a profound effect on millions of others, even if they’re not directly aware of it.

🎧 The Pack Horse Librarians Of Eastern Kentucky | NPR

Listened to The Pack Horse Librarians Of Eastern Kentucky from NPR | Morning Edition

In 1930s Kentucky, in coal country, books made their way to remote and isolated regions of the state through The Pack Horse Library Project.

I just heard this story on NPR this morning and though “Modern Little Free Librarians have it so easy…”