This Bookmobile Encourages Reading by Bringing the Party to You!

This Bookmobile Encourages Reading by Bringing the Party to You!

Book Culture

Twice a summer for the past ten years, the bookmobile has partnered with Ballenger Creek Elementary School to encourage reading for children in Frederick County, Ohio.     Brought to people around Frederick County, the ‘bookmobile’ has been around since 1965. Eight vehicles have held the title of ‘bookmobile’. There are two on the road today, and boy, do they get around! A single bookmobile can carry about “11,300 items, roughly half that of a small library branch“. The idea of a library on wheels might seem old-fashioned, but they’ve been around for fifty years, bringing books to adults and …