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NATIONAL BOOKMOBILE DAY – Wednesday of National Library Week

National Bookmobile Day Wednesday of National Library Week


National Bookmobile Day is an annual event observed each April.  On this day, we honor the access to information and resources our nation’s bookmobiles make available to our communities and the professionals who work diligently to provide these services. For more than 100 years bookmobiles have brought a library to those that otherwise may not have access to one.

Bookmobiles are mobile libraries designed to travel from neighborhood to neighborhood.  They hold a variety of books, periodicals and usually run on a schedule.  Many have computer access and check out books much like a local library. Books can be returned on the next scheduled stop or at the associated library.


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National Bookmobile Day is coordinated by the American Library Association, the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Service and the Association of Rural and Small Libraries. For more information, you may visit the American Library Association website at http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/nbdhome
and the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services at http://abos-outreach.org/news/national-bookmobile-day/

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