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 www.libraryhistorybuff.com.
Staten Island, New York bookmobile courtesy www.libraryhistorybuff.com.
Brooklyn Library Bookmobile courtesy bookriot.com.
New Mexico Bookmobile circa 1941 courtesy www.flickr.com.
Tennessee Bookmobile circa 1950's courtesy www.libraryhistorybuff.com.
McGill University travelling library courtesy static.flicr.com.
Modern day Toronto Bookmobile courtesy c-raine.com.