Fargo Public Library Ends Bookmobile Service

Anonymous Patron writes “This city’s bookmobile has come to a halt, after more than four decades of service.
“It is kind of a sad day for us,” said Nancy Giere, bookmobile coordinator for the Fargo Public Library.
The decision to retire the library on wheels was made last summer, but it was news to most of the children who were informed last week. Cindy Hutchins, principal at Nativity Elementary, said she announced it last Wednesday.
Library Director Charles Pace said the bookmobile no longer makes sense now that there will be library branches on both sides of town in addition to the downtown site. The 16-year-old vehicle also was getting worn down, and a new one would cost at least $250,000, he said.”