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Happy National Bookmobile Day 2019

  • Apr 10, 2019
  • Andi Barnett
A common assumption people make when they find out we work in the digital reading field is that we no longer read in print format. However, if you walk into any one of our staffers’ homes, you’ll find that couldn’t be any less true. Just ask to see my beat up copy of When You […]

2019 – The Beginning

  • Mar 25, 2019
  • Joe Skelley
“Hello and welcome to the Digital Bookmobile!” This is the way I greet so many of our patrons who visit us on the truck. I want to use this greeting to say “hello and welcome” to the 2019 tour blog. Many of you are familiar with Lauren’s writing and her work on the truck, but […]

Digital Bookmobile Completes Successful 2018 Tour

  • Dec 19, 2018
  • od.admin
Cheers to another successful year on the road! Beginning February 5, 2018 at San Leandro High School in California, the Digital Bookmobile began its cross country tour, welcoming a total of 15,511 visitors during its 10 month journey, ending back in California on November 16. Traveling to both public library and school partners, the Digital […]

5 Fun Facts about Comic Cons on the Digital Bookmobile Tour

  • Sep 28, 2018
  • od.admin
Kapow! The Digital Bookmobile made two stops at Comic Cons in 2018. Looking for new ways to spread #EbookLove, the Digital Bookmobile teamed up with Dover Public Library in Dover, DE and Samuels Public Library in Front Royal, VA to participate in their comic conventions! Comic cons are events where fans, creators, and experts come […]

The Digital Bookmobile Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

  • Sep 06, 2018
  • od.admin
The Digital Bookmobile powered by OverDrive just celebrated its 10 year anniversary! We could not have reached this milestone without the support of our library and school partners across North America. From California to Maine, Texas to Canada, we are honored to spread reading happiness by providing the largest digital content catalog and the highest-rated […]

Coffee with a Dash of Violet at Pickerington Public Library

  • Aug 06, 2018
  • od.admin
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 […]