Are you straining your brain trying to decipher the post title? and also what IS this photo? and Why is it here?
Choice reading material for our Wildlife in Florida. Have you guessed yet what/where/when/why?
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles W. Eliot
******Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey
If you guessed mural on the side of a book mobile, you got it right.
Saturday AM I stepped out of my truck at the library and staring me in the face I found the book mobile. I took several shots of what I normally would have ignored before I fell under the influence of Ginny, author of Let Your Light Shine . Ginny has been known to take photos of her TV screen, Whine Bottles and newspapers. Inspired by her out of the ordinary, here is my theft by google photos of historical book mobiles.
NO, I did NOT take these two photos, but my parents could have
The United States Bookmobile Today
While bookmobile services have slightly declined over the past two decades, the bookmobile remains an integral part of the American cultural landscape. With the exception of Maine, all U.S. states offer traveling branch library service, with Kentucky leading the pack at 98 bookmobiles!
the above photo was taken in 1953 in Kentucky, I was in the same county with this one and living there at the time this was taken. Growing up my life was enriched by reading from these wonderful traveling library's and I was please to find they are still around even in these Modern Times of Technology.
If you are into Information that is pure Trivia click here
and for Library History Buff click here
If you find this post just a little on the ODD side, just scroll back up and click on Ginny's blog and tell her I said it is all her fault.
PS.... have you noticed there are several of us bloggers who just can't seem to do a wordless or short post?