Saturday, October 15, 2011

Seattle Public Library's Mobile Library Services

Click here to view the great illustrations that accompany this article.

Excerpt: Seattle has a brand-new bookmobile -- a red, white and blue van that went into service this week. The vehicle replaces one of four that deliver books to child-care centers, nursing homes and homebound residents who can't get to the library.

Bookmobile services, which date back to the 1940s, may seem trivial now in this era of digital media, but a ride-along with library staffers Thom Probst and Chris Little revealed the service is more than just a book drop

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