The Arapahoe Libraries Special Collection includes digitized audio, video and images. Let's take a look back at images of past and present Bookmobiles of Arapahoe Libraries.
The first bookmobile was purchased from a library in Missouri and reconditioned for Arapahoe Libraries. It began service to Bennett, Strasburg, Byers and Deer Trail in February 1967.
Learn more about Arapahoe Libraries Bookmobile and Mobile Library Services with these resources:
- An article from the Englewood Herald: Arapahoe librarian shares books with communities, opens a new window
- A blog from American Library Association (ALA): Beep Beep: Creating Objective Criteria for Choosing Bookmobile Stops, opens a new window
- An article from Colorado Virtual Library: Spotlight on Sharing: Making, Creating and Building Community at Arapahoe Libraries, opens a new window
After you've read these books about bookmobiles, come visit Arapahoe Libraries real life bookmobile! Find our schedule on the 'Hours & Locations' page.