Bookmobiles & Book Bikes

National Bookmobile Day
Website: American Library Association
http://www.ala.org/aboutala/bookmobileday
ALA National Bookmobile Day information page with flyers, an about document, and resources to use for your celebration.

Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services
Website: Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services
http://www.abos-outreach.com/
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 association’s previous conferences pages have conference slides, handouts, and much more.

Bookmobiles and Beyond: New Library Services on Wheels Serve Newborns through Teens, April 6, 2017
Article: School Library Journal
https://www.slj.com/2017/04/programs/bookmobiles-and-beyond-new-library-services-on-wheels-serve-newborns-through-teens/
April Witteveen describes different ways of serving youth, ideas on costs, and more resources.

Bookmobiles
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.

Biblioburro: 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.

Handbook 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.

Pedal Power, September 1, 2017
Article: American Libraries
https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2017/09/01/pedal-power-book-bikes/
Three options for bikes, tricycles, and pedi-cabs.