A bookmobile or mobile library is a vehicle designed for use as a library. They have been known by many names including traveling library, library wagon, book wagon, book truck, and library-on-wheels. Bookmobiles transport books to potential readers, providing library Continue reading A Brief History of Bookmobiles
Our CCLD Bookmobile was new in 2011. When we were in the process of designing our new Bookmobile we wanted to have as much as we could done right here locally. When it came to the outside of the Bookmobile Continue reading CCLD Bookmobile… did you know?
The Bookmobile has a very active and busy summer: Summer reading club, summer cohesion, Southport parks, Taffy program, and our monthly book club. We encourage everyone to join the summer reading club (kids, teens, and adults). You can earn cool Continue reading A Look at Summer for the Bookmobile
There’s a lot happening this summer with the CCLD Bookmobile. We are so excited to announce 3 new stops beginning soon. Fairport Terrace, Wygant Road, Horseheads, every other Thursday 4:00-4:30pm beginning July 7th. Hickory Grove Apartments, Horseheads, every other Monday Continue reading A Busy Summer Coming Up for the CCLD Bookmobile
Starting in May, Bookmobile is going to host an adult book club. Each month we will choose a book and the first Friday of the following month we will meet at the Bulkhead stop at 1:30pm to have a discussion Continue reading Bookmobile Book Club
The deadline for submissions to the Bookmobile cookbook has been extended to April 17, 2015. Please bring us your favorite recipes and we will include them in the cookbook. Be sure to include your name and city so we can Continue reading Bookmobile is still seeking entries for cookbook!
The staff of the Chemung County Library District’s Bookmobile serving Chemung County since 1949 is proud to be 1 of 11 Bookmobiles operating in New York State. This year we have added 5 new stops to our schedule: Chapel Park, Continue reading Your Chemung County Bookmobile
CCLD’s biggest marketing tool is its Mobile Branch, otherwise known as the Big Blue Bus or the Bookmobile. Its exterior is covered with colorful graphic drawings of happy children reading on a rocket ship, in a tower, a tree, a Continue reading The CCLD Bookmobile
To many children, nothing is more exciting than getting to see large vehicles live and up close. Being able to climb up into one is even more exciting. That’s part of why children who visit the Chemung County Library District Continue reading Backhoes, Buses, Bulldozers, and Bookmobiles
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