10 June 2018

Books & Bikes!


The Tucson library has a Book Bike program that is totally great! Librarians pedal a bike filled with books to a senior center, a teen hangout, a soup kitchen....  and deliver books! What a cool concept! This idea was launched in Tucson in 2012. To read more about it, click here. For the schedule of where you can find a book bike, click here

3 comments:

  1. What a great idea! Very creative. After scanning the link, I am unsure whether these are from the regular book stacks/inventory or are they free, used books. If from the library collection I assume that it's pretty hard to keep track of them.?

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  2. My mom used this service when she stopped driving. I would request the books for her and they would pull them and send everything to the Himmel Park Branch. Once a month someone would ride up and deliver them. It was something she looked forward to.

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  3. Hi Kate! With Kathy's comment about her mom using the service, it sounds like it's regular books from the stacks. Cool, huh?? (:

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