Bookmobiles & Book Bikes

Website iconNational Bookmobile Day
Website: Amereican Library Association
http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/nbdhome
ALA National Bookmobile Day information page with flyers, an about document, and resources to use for your celebration.


Website iconAssociation of Bookmobile and Outreach Services
Website: Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services
http://abos-outreach.org
Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS). Don’t miss under the Resources tab, the Mini-bookmobile printable bookmobiles and their Facebook page for a way to connect with other bookmobile libraries.  The previous conferences have conference slides, handouts and much more.


Article icon Delivering the Library, September 26, 2013
Article: Library Journal
http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/09/library-services/delivering-the-library/#_
Bob Warburton describes different things found in bookmobiles, ideas on costs, and more resources.


Website iconBookmobiles
Website: Pinterest
https://www.pinterest.com/amlibraries/bookmobiles/
Bookmobile Pinterest board curated by the American Libraries Magazine offers links to posters, historical bookmobile (or other mobile book delivery) photos, and links and pictures of bookmobiles identified by their library for easy contact.


Video iconBiblioburro: The Donkey Library: A History of the Bookmobile
Video: PBS
http://www.pbs.org/pov/biblioburro/bookmobile/
The documentary provides an interesting short history as well as resource links at the end.


PDF iconHandbook for Mobile Services Staff
PDF: American Library Association
http://www.ala.org/aboutala/sites/ala.org.aboutala/files/content/olos/bookmobiles/Mobile_Services_Handbook.pdf
This document provides forms, contact information and planning for libraries using or considering a mobile library.


PDF iconThe Science of Bookmobile Selection: Facts You Need to Get it Right
PDF: Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services
http://abos-outreach.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Science-of-Bookmobile-Selection-Presentation.pdf
Michael Swendrowski provides information on different sized bookmobiles, selecting the size for you and more.