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The Garbage Bookmobile

I thought this was way cool. Some Turkish garbagemen, after taking books found in the trash, eventually turned a garbage truck into a bookmobile. Pictures are below. Then click here to read the article.   Advertisements

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The Electric Bookmobile

This is so cool! An electric bookmobile! https://www.losaltosonline.com/news/sections/news/297-news-features/58485-local-libraries-encourage-residents-to-check-out-new-electric-bookmobile              

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The Kabul Bookmobile

http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/kabul-library-bus-drives-afghan-children-to-read/article/523280

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The bookmobile that delivers produce

The library in Rochester Minnesota has a unique approach. First, they let children grow a garden with a partnership through the library. Second, the produce they grow is distributed via the bookmobile. They also have an “art cart” that they … Continue reading

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Design a Bookmobile

Thought this was cool (see link)   https://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/boyne-district-library-calls-for-artists/article_0792508a-d082-5186-96f4-9341de1fef11.html

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Another Book Store on Wheels

Anne Patchett, writer of Bel Canto and other acclaimed novels, has fullfilled her life-long dream of owning a bookstore. Parnassus, in Nashville, TN, has a mobile unit. She bought an old bookmobile on ebay and now uses to bring her … Continue reading

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I’m famous!

Check out this write-up of me in the paper! http://www.currentzionsville.com/2016/12/27/zionsville-librarian-publishes-research-on-bookmobiles/                                

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