More to explore:
New York Mobile Library
Book Riot A Brief History of American Bookmobiles, in Pictures: http://ow.ly/ka7dN
picture books for pairing: on moving libraries #bookmobile
New York Public Library Bronx Traveling Library --1950s bookmobile #nypl
Bookmobile Cincinnati & Hamilton County The Public Library's first bookmobile, circa 1927.
Do you remember traveling libraries being new and sooooo cool?
Post-war prosperity, a booming automobile industry, and increasing suburbanization continued the expansion of bookmobile service.
n 1960, "Little Toot," a Los Angeles Public Library bookmobile, was retired in favor of a new, larger book van. From the looks of things, officials declined to call the new touring library Big Toot.
WOW! Mobile library service from an era not known to these days. Amazing! Perhaps we should adapt some of these concepts so the World these days is not so bursting with unhealthy use of technology!
The LA Public Library’s 1928 bookmobile for the sick.
i love this so much. does anyone know any more about this house? i can't seem to find where it originated. crushculdesac.tum...
Taking the kids to the Bookmobile!
1949 Chevy Bookmobile Survivor - Anderson South Caroline Library USA. Was in continuous service until 1991.
Similar to the Channel 2 Bookmobile! Now if we could just find the Swimmobile!
Children clamor for books from the @LApubliclibrary bookmobile #onthisday in 1960
Biblioteca del castillo de Peles, Rumania.