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.

1 comment:

Kerri said...

And in celebration of National Bookmobile Day, you can make your own bookmobile: http://www.bobstaake.com/bookmobile.shtml