Have you ever wondered where the Bookmobile originated? Bookmobiles have dated back as early as the late 1850s. It was a horse-drawn collection of books in the town of Cumbria, England that started its rounds to the community. In 1905, Continue reading History of the Bookmobile
When you go out to dine you might use a credit card to pay for your food. When you get gas for your vehicle you may use a debit card. But did you know that, when you want to pick Continue reading September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!
The Bookmobile celebrated Patron Appreciation Day on Monday, February 13th, with M&Ms! An M&M’s dispenser was filled with red, pink and white M&M’s, and a few green. Each patron had the opportunity to pull the handle once for a handful Continue reading Bookmobile Patron Appreciation
The CCLD Bookmobile enjoyed being part of the Elmira Holiday Parade the day after Thanksgiving. It was a beautiful day for November and the turnout was good. It was also the first time that the bookmobile participated in the holiday Continue reading Bookmobile News & Updates
The CCLD Bookmobile has had a busy summer visiting Summer Cohesion sites, Big Flats Parks and Southside Parks. Summer Cohesion has about 700 children registered and the Bookmobile visits all of them each week. Picture #1 shows what our shelves Continue reading Busy Summer for the Bookmobile
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of checking the progress as the Bookmobile had its wrap applied by Mike Bahantka, a graphic artist for Graphic Solutions in Painted Post. The deed was completed in the garage at Chemung Continue reading It’s a Wrap!
Celebrate your new Bookmobile on April 20th from 5pm – 7pm at Steele Memorial Library, 101 E. Church Street Elmira, NY. Come by for food, fun, and a chance to check out our new wheels. If you can’t make the Continue reading Celebrate Your New Bookmobile
There are few visions of library service that are more inspiring than that of a bookmobile and its staff providing books to young children. Therefore, with great sadness, it must be announced that the Chemung County Library District Bookmobile, which Continue reading CCLD Bookmobile Dies a Textbook Death