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Welcome to the Digital Bookmobile 2018

Free, hands-on, interactive learning for readers of all ages.

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Aboard the 42-foot-long Toterhome, learn how to borrow an ebook or audiobook and so much more; all you need to get started is a library card!

A high-tech update to the traditional Bookmobile, this community outreach vehicle is for public libraries and schools to promote their digital catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video to their communities. Readers of all ages can learn about and engage with digital books at their local school or library inside the Digital Bookmobile. The traveling exhibit tours North America and contains several interactive learning stations. All Digital Bookmobile events are free to host and attend.

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Welcome

A TV displaying your library’s name and logo welcomes readers of all ages onto the Digital Bookmobile.

Interactive workstations provide video tutorials to help guide readers through the borrowing process. Log on to your library’s digital website and explore. See how easy it is to borrow your next great read, digitally.

Lounge

Get a one-on-one tutorial from OverDrive’s technical experts or one of your library’s staff members. Bring all of your questions about accessing ebooks, audiobooks and magazines on your device. Our experts will have you reading in no time.

Stop at the gadget gallery to explore a variety of devices. Ebooks, audiobooks and magazines can be accessed on all major computers and devices including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™, Kindle® (US only) and Kobo.

Vision

A world enlightened by reading.

Mission

To educate and entertain by providing the world’s favorite way to access the best collection of premium digital content.

Theater Experience

Libraries can use our theater for staff training, story time, or other special events. Readers can enjoy the theater space for additional video support to learn the borrowing process.

“Life on the Road” Blog

Coffee with a Dash of Violet at Pickerington Public Library

On Friday, July 20, 2018, the Digital Bookmobile visited the town of Pickerington, OH. This old country village transformed to a major city in 1965 and has provided library services to the community for over 100 years. One of the great services Pickerington Public Library offers is their ebook and audiobook collection. With over 125,000 […]


Digital Bookmobile Hits Small Towns in Minnesota

The second week of June 2018, the Digital Bookmobile traveled across the south-western border of Minnesota to four charming cities within the Plum Creek Library System. Our first stop was at Nobles County Library on Tuesday, June 5th. This diverse community employs over 2,500 workers in the meatpacking industry and draws in people from all […]


Four Resources to Market Your Digital Bookmobile Event

Is your school or library hosting an upcoming Digital Bookmobile event? If so, we’re here to help! With materials created for you by the marketing team at OverDrive, we have four resources you can use to maximize your event. 1. Print and Web Libraries and schools have access to free marketing materials on the Digital […]


Digital Bookmobile Stops in Historic Cities

When traveling with the Digital Bookmobile, I enjoy learning about the cities we drive into. I’m curious if the city is rich with history or up and coming. Does it feel like it’s 2,000 miles away or does it look like many others? There is so much history around North America that it can be […]


Time to Celebrate National Bookmobile Day 2018

Happy National Bookmobile Day from the staff at OverDrive! National Bookmobile Day was started in 2010 and is sponsored by the American Library Association, the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services, and the Association for Rural & Small Libraries to honor mobile delivery outreach as a vital part of library service in the United States. […]


Why is there a Digital Bookmobile at the Library?

On the road, we frequently see head scratches and hear, “Why is there a bookmobile at the library when they are supposed to serve readers who can’t access the library?” Bookmobiles have been around since the 19th century with the goal of bringing literacy to the masses. Traditionally, bookmobiles serve to bring books to readers […]


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Upcoming Events

Bethpage Public Library

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

47 Powell Ave Bethpage, NY 11714

Milford Library

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

11 SE Front St Milford, DE 19963

Dover Comic Con

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

35 Loockerman Plaza Dover, DE 19901

Prince George's County Memorial Library

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

507 7th St. Laurel, MD 20707

Prince George's County Memorial Library

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

6200 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Staunton Public Library

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

1 Churchville Ave Staunton, VA 24401

Mecklenburg County Public Library

August 24

1294 Jefferson St. Boydton, VA 23917

Otis Library

August 28

261 Main St. Norwich, CT 06360

Cumberland Public Library

August 29

1464 Diamond Hill Rd Cumberland, RI 02864

Middletown Public Library

August 30

700 West Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842

Sandwich Public Library

September 5

142 Main St. Sandwich, MA 02563

Plymouth Public Library

September 6

132 South Street Plymouth, MA 02360

Flint Public Library

September 7

1 S. Main St. Middleton, MA 01949

Samuels Public Library

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

330 E. Criser Rd. Front Royal, VA 22630

SamiCon 2018

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

330 E. Criser Rd. Front Royal, VA 22630

Henderson County Public Library

October 2

301 N. Washington St. Hendersonville, NC 28739

Dorchester County Library System

October 5

506 N. Parler Ave St. George, SC

Dorchester County Library System

October 6

76 Old Trolley Rd Summerville, SC 29485

Broward County LIbrary

October 9

955 NW 129th Ave. Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Hillsborough County Public Library

October 11

15816 Beth Shields Way Ruskin, FL 33573

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