Wednesday, April 11, 2012

It's National Bookmobile Day

Greetings from the Wisconsin Library Heritage Center.

Less to celebrate, numbers-wise.
Source for 1912-1989.  Gerstenslager.

Flashback:  Oshkosh Public Library city and county bookmobiles, March 1981.

Neither bookmobile remains in operation.  In fact, 8 bookmobiles currently operate in Wisconsin, according to the Public Library Service Data (2010).

Dane County Library Service

History Mystery: First bookmobile hit the road in 1954.  (Kenosha News)

Milwaukee Public Library.

Racine Public Library.
Racine Public Library's bookmobile has a banner year in 2011.  (Racine Journal-Times, 1/21/2012)

Shawano City-County Library.

Kilbourn Public Library, Wisconsin Dells.

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