Adam Clark Vroman con la sua libreria itinerante a bordo del Vroman’s Book Bus, a Pasadena (California). Alla fine dell’Ottocento, dopo la morte della moglie, per superare il dolore della perdita Vroman si mise a vendere la sua collezione di libri per raccogliere un capitale sufficiente a realizzare il suo sogno di aprire una libreria

Vroman's Books and Vroman's Book Bus, Pasadena CA. The bookstore remains, but the book bus is, I'm sure, no more.

The Perambulating Library of 1859 in Warrington, England, this was so old, I just had to add it...Can you imagine how important books were in the old old days..This wagon would have been a real treat....I can just imagine waiting on it to come.....

The Perambulating Library (early bookmobile) of 1859 in Warrington, Cheshire

Bookmobile in Virginia, 1950's

vintagelibraries: “Library of Virginia, Welcome to the BookMobile, year unknown.

Old Bookmobiles - libraries These children are in for a treat with their books.

Old Bookmobile - libraries These children are in for a treat with their books.

Bike library in Chicago | Mobile libraries around the world ...

Click through for the 2010 story of how "Chicago Park District Shuts Down Book Bike" -- Seems a shame to do that to someone promoting literacy by giving away free books in his free time.

Example of trailer-based mobile library.

Bookmobile - maybe this is how i should do it - or by goat cart!

Book Bike  --  Gabe Levinson and his Book Bike have been making headlines since 2008 with a simple mission: free books. For the past three summers, Levinson has loaded up his custom-built tricycle with 200 lbs. of new donated books to give away in the parks. This was questioned last week, when a permitting kerfuffle with the Chicago Park District was resolved amicably by the Chicago Public Library’s continued public support of the Book Bike.  -  By Robert Duffer - Special to the Tribune

Getting Out The Printed Word: Levinson's Book Bike ”helps to spread our mission to pass on the love of reading,” said Ruth Lednicer, director of marketing for the Chicago Public Library.

Book truck at 40th street entrance of New York Public Library's Central building, ca. 1930s

Book truck at street entrance of New York Public Library's Central building, ca. It's like the Magic Book Bus.

Mississippi State University Libraries (unknown).  Women at Lee County mobile library

Lee County Library - Free Reading for Everybody (Women at Lee County mobile library :: CHARM Digital Collection)

San Francisco Public Library Bookmobile | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

My Grandma used to get books delivered by the Bookmobile and always picked out one or two for me to read when I came over on weekends.

Rosalie Street repurposed an old cabinet and now it is this beautiful Little Library! She wrote a blog post about how she did, too: http://www.rosaliestreet.com/blog/2014/02/19/little-free-library

Little Free Library

Little Free Library — Rosalie Street/how to from old cabinet and like that roof in like an open book

Susan Borden, Wayne County, North Carolina's first librarian, checks the bookmobile, 1941.

for Engage NY Mod Unit Susan Borden, Wayne County, North Carolina's first librarian, checks the bookmobile,

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