Bookmobiles: from their early days to today


Anonymous Patron sends "this bookmobile story from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about how bookmobiles serve remote areas and homebound patrons in Pennsylvania.

Bob Cox sends another one from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about the restoration of Washington states first bookmobile. The chassis of the 1924 Model AA Ford, named Pegasus, was lovingly restored and put back into service. Everett library's outreach coordinator Theresa Gemmer commented that outreach staff are '...kind of like the Marines of librarians -- whatever it takes, we get the books to the people,' Some nice pictures of the project here. "

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