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Library Outreach Resources for
Underserved Populations

Services to Bookmobile Communities


Bookmobiles in Washington

A Parade of Bookmobiles, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 26th at ALA’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC. to coincide with ALA’s Congressional lobbying efforts and allow bookmobile staff to share benefits and resources of mobile libraries with Congressional representatives from individual states. 

“MOBILE OUTREACH: ACCESS AT ITS BEST,” a workshop held Sunday, June 24, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm provided a forum for learning about bookmobiles and sharing experiences. Workshop materials should be posted online soon.

Mobile Library Occupational Health & Safety Best Practice Guidelines

Prepared by Country Public Libraries Group of Victoria

OH&S Checklist & Project Outline, Health & Safety in a Mobile Library: Guidelines for Staff, Mobile Library Task Analysis, Risk Assessment for Mobile Library Site Safety, Warming Up for Work in a Mobile Library | GO

Parade of Bookmobiles:

A Celebration of Bookmobile Services

Libraries from across the nation have written in to OLOS to highlight their bookmobile services. Find out what your colleagues are doing with their rigs!


Includes pictures of bookmobiles and a powerpoint presentation celebrating 100 Years of Bookmobiles. Join the parade by writing


21st Century Bookmobiles @ Your Library

Jan Meadows, column editor

May 2007 Column, Bookmobiles Abound:
Report on New Zealand and Washington, DC

• Column Archive •

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ABOS Annual Conference Information (.pdf) (PDF File)
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OLOS resources for services to bookmobile communities.