Sunday, December 18, 2011
Des Plaines Public Library Ends Bookmobile Service After 42 Years
Des Plaines bids farewell to bookmobile. (Daily Herald, 12/16/2011)
Excerpt: After more than 42 years of service, the Des Plaines Public Library's bookmobile will quietly fade into the pages of history this weekend.
The mobile library is making its final rounds this week to area schools, parks and community centers. The service will be discontinued after Saturday, Dec. 17, without much fanfare leaving a bittersweet feeling in the hearts of many patrons and library staff members alike.