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National Bookmobile Day ( (Wednesday of National Library Week, April 16, 2014) celebrates our nation’s bookmobiles and the dedicated library professionals who provide this valuable and essential service to their communities every day.

Gerstenslager Bookmobile ad on a postcard, ca. 1948.

Bookmobile interior, Davidson County (N.C.) Public Library.

Margriet Ruurs, My Librarian Is a Camel. Boyds Mills Press, 2005.

Cesar Fernandez Garcia, El bibliobus magico. Valencia, Spain: Editorial brief, 2001.

Bookmobile, Natchitoches Parish (La.) Library.

Bookmobile, Ypsilanti (Mich.) Public Library.

The Big Read Wagon, Goodrich, Vermont.

Bookmobile, Pierce County Library Services, Tacoma, Washington.

Bookmobile, Marine and Family Services Library System, Camp Pendleton, California.

Bookmobile, Polk County (Fla.) Library Cooperative.

Mobile Library, Kanawha County (W.Va.) Public Library, 2010.

Traveling Library, Kanawha County (W.Va.) Public Library, 1934.

The Free Wheeler, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1971.

Dirk Gringhuis, Here Comes the Bookmobile (1952).

Bookmobile, Meridian (Idaho) Library District.

Ladies board the Camberwell-Waverley, Victoria, Australia, bookmobile, 1970s.

Camberwell (Victoria) City Librarian Tom Woodrow poses for the camera during the official launch of the Bookmobile in 1957.

Bookmobile brochures, Alachua County (Fla.) Library District.

Lied Bookmobile, Lincoln City (Nebr.) Libraries.

Reading Rocket, Denver Public Library, 2010.

Cybermobile, Four County Library System, Vestal, New York, 2001.

La Biblioteca Ambulante, Fresno County (Calif.) Free Library, 1970s.

On April 16, join the nationwide celebrations as libraries across the country celebrate the vital services bookmobiles provide on the fifth annual National Bookmobile Day during National Library Week. National Bookmobile Day celebrates America’s bookmobiles and the dedicated staff that provide these library services. Free materials for National Bookmobile Day 2014 are now available for download.

West Florida Public Library bookmobile.