Saturday, July 2, 2011

Bookmobile news round-up

“New bookmobile to serve kids from county's migrant families” (from Palm Spring’s The Desert Sun):
“A bookmobile containing nearly 2,000 books and two computers with wireless Internet access that will serve the students of migrant workers in the Inland Empire was unveiled Wednesday at the Riverside County Education Office in Indio.”

Nina Sankovitch, “Cavern of Waiting Treasures: The Library Bookmobile” (from The Huffington Post):
“Sure, I can find those books in my firmly built and landscaped library building but there is something so very romantic and adventurous and mysterious about finding treasures in a traveling caravan.”

Kai Benson, "Bookmobile helps Slave Lake" (from the Sherwood Park News)
Strathcona County re-furbishes their retired bookmobile: "The library on wheels will serve Slave Lake until a temporary library is established in the fall."

Scott Tracey, "Library board gets money to keep Guelph Bookmobile rolling" (from the Guelph Mercury)
“If we don’t get this money [there are] going to be consequences for the City of Guelph,” noted library board chair Alan Pickersgill. “The Bookmobile is an incredibly popular service.”

"ALA Annual 2011: Showcasing the Best of Bookmobiles" (from
"It was all about booksmobiles last Sunday at the American Library Association's (ALA) annual conference in New Orleans, where attendees got to see the hottest trends in these traveling libraries and board some of the latest designs during the Parade of Bookmobiles."
(I want to go!)

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