Saturday, 13 July 2013

Book Wagons, Bookmobiles & Travelling Libraries

While pack horses delivered library books in the Appalachians, book wagons transported books in many other areas of the United States and Canada.  Here are some photos of travelling libraries.

Washington County Library Wagon circa 1916 courtesy

Staten Island, New York bookmobile courtesy

Brooklyn Library Bookmobile courtesy

Taos County, New Mexico bookmobile, 1941

New Mexico Bookmobile circa 1941 courtesy

Tennessee Bookmobile circa 1950's courtesy 

McGill University travelling library courtesy

Modern day Toronto Bookmobile courtesy 

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