27 October 2017 - MOBILE LIBRARIES AROUND THE WORLD

MOBILE LIBRARIES
 AROUND THE WORLD

G'day folks,

Here is a walk back in time when many places had mobile libraries.

Long before Amazon was bringing books to your doorstep, there was the Bookmobile! A travelling library often used to provide books to villages and city suburbs that had no library buildings, the bookmobile went from a simple horse-drawn cart in the 19th century to large customised vehicles that became part of American culture and reached their height of popularity in the mid-twentieth century. Let’s take a little trip down memory lane with this forgotten four-wheeler.
























































Clancy's comment: Top photographs of another era. No doubt, you noticed the hairstyles and clothing, and great to see kids reading books; not playing on their mobile phones.

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