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Digital Bookmobile Hits Small Towns in Minnesota

  • Jul 02, 2018
  • od.admin
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

  • May 24, 2018
  • od.admin
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

  • Apr 17, 2018
  • od.admin
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

  • Apr 11, 2018
  • od.admin
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?

  • Mar 16, 2018
  • od.admin
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 […]

16 Events in California, Oh My!

  • Mar 12, 2018
  • od.admin
February has come and gone for the Digital Bookmobile staff. We kicked off the 2018 tour in February with 16 great stops in California. Starting in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Digital Bookmobile saw more than 600 students between San Leandro High School and Longfellow Middle School. Students attended a presentation inside the Digital Bookmobile […]