Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bro-Dart’s prepackaged libraries

At the 1965 American Library Association conference the library supply company Br0-Dart, better known for making hand carts and shelving units, attempted to break into the bookmobile market with its prepackaged “Library on Wheels.” These were trailers that came already outfitted with books, furniture, … Continue reading

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“Will Call Again.”

The Mitchell-Baker Regional Library bookmobile in Georgia operated a house-to-house service in the 1950s. In the event that a house was empty, it left behind a calling card, explaining when it would come by next. The picture on the card was a … Continue reading

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