Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

National Bookmobile Day

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 in Marketing-Publicity

bkm-wi-racine-72.jpg


As part of National Library Week this year there is going to be a National Bookmobile Day on April 14. On the Wisconsin Library Heritage Center website there is a bookmobile page which chronicles some of Wisconsin's bookmobile past.  National Bookmobile Day provides an opportunity for any library that has had bookmobile service in the past to communicate that legacy to the public. There are some wonderful photographs which show the heritage and contribution of the bookmobile to public library service in Wisconsin. Why not see if you have any of these and show them off on National Bookmobile Day. If you still have a bookmobile how about a bookmobile open house. The image above shows Racine Public Library Librarian Muriel Marchant with a vehicle that was referred to as the "library car". 


Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Friday, January 18, 2019

Categories

Popular Tags

Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries cam Sandra Friedman Dolnick Cooperative Children's Book Center Wilbur Lyle Eberhart Dianne McAfee Hopkins Manitowoc Public Library hall of Lowell W. Wilson Brown County Library Irene W. Newman Library Buildings WLA 125 Superior Carnegie Libraries Middleton Public Library People Postcards Clinton Public Library Matthew S. Dudgeon Louise S. Robbins UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies Lutie Stearns Library e library education 24 Lutie Eugenia Stearns Wisconsin Library Heritage Center library legislation Library people Postcards Library celebrations anniversaries Hall of Fame 2015 Historical Register Special libraries archives Pinback buttons Exhibits caly film Wisconsin Historical Society Madison Public Library Increase A. Lapham Public library systems Hall of Fame 2014 Uncategorized Council on Library and Network Development 27 Woman's Congress J. D. Witter Charles Bunge WLA 125 library exhibit Gilbert H. Doane Library People Ripon Public Library Bernard Schwab Hall of Fame 2009 Edward Asahel Birge Wisconsin Library Association Parcel post Elroy Public Library Wisconsin Free Library Commission I Love Libraries WLA 125 Events & Meetings Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries 21 Centennial Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs Public libraries campaign Oshkosh Public Library campaign Ice Storm Buttons Meter mail slogans Ruby Roeder ca Tower Hill Wisconsin campaign Marketing-Publicity Black River Falls caly film Gerald A. Somers T. B. Scott Free Public Library Richard E. Krug Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends Anniversaries Jane K. Billings Frank Avery Hutchins Capitol Fire 1904 Brown Deer Public Library Hall campa Eratus Swift Wilcox library memorabilia Hall of Fame 2013 Hall of Fame 2008 Library people John Miller Chancellor Hall of Fame 2015 National Library Week Nolan I. Neds Portage Public Library UW-Milwaukee Libraries 23 caly film Library Systems Digital Collections Bookmobiles books-by-mail Campaign Larry T. Nix American Library Association Library War Service Hall of Fame 2010 Amer COLAND WHCLIS School libraries Beaver Dam Public Library DeForest Area Public Library Klaus Linderfelt Brown Deer Public Library Campaign 11 Jerome P. Daniels Hall of Fame 2018 Carnegie libraries Events Bob Bochfer Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services Publications Delia Ovitz World War I Pewaukee Public Library membership libraries Milwaukee Public Library Hall of Fame 2011 Hartford Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries background Rusk County Community Library Clarence Brown Lester Academic Libraries Wisconsin Library Bulletin Inform Wisconsin Soughton Public Library Wisconsin Free Library Commission James Duane Doty Lucy E. Smith Morris traveling libraries Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries Postcards Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee Carl Spitzweg Wisconsin State Law Library Milwaukee Public Library Zona Gale McMillan Memorial Library Hall of Fame 2016 14 Cam Robert Bocher 28 Katharine MacDonald Jones Hall of Fame 2017 Hall of Fame 2015 Peter G. Hamon 10 Library Trustees Dorothea M. Krause Anniversaries Hall fo Fame 2012 Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Wisconsin Rapids Ruth Ann Montgomery trav William J. Wilson Orrilla Blackshear Library Artifacts state historical society WLA 125 Hall of Fame 2012 Black River Falls Public Library White House Conference on Library and Information Services State Law Library WWI Library War Service 22 Library Buidlings Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide S. Janice Kee Academic Librarians presentations WAAL Hall of Fame 2012 Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Eager Free Public Library Campaign Gertrude Thurow Library History bed and breakfast Hall of Fame 2015 Helen Adams buil 20 Suring Area Public Library School of Library and Information Studies Beloit Public Library Evansville Wisconsin Postcards Hall of Fame 2018 National Bookmobile Day Sarah Janice Kee Marjorie Sornson Malmberg American Library Association Cornelia Marving Pierce James Huff Stout Hall of Fame 2015 Hall of Fame 2012 CCBC Appleton Public Library Events & Meetings bookworm Wayne A. Wiegand Milwaukee Art Museum John J. Jax Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians UW-Madison school of library and information studies Public libraries Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo