The bookmobiles will be out of service Monday May 20 through Saturday May 25th for scheduled maintenance. They will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday May 28th. Remember the bookmobiles will also be out of service Monday May 27th due to the Memorial Day holiday. Reserved items scheduled to be picked up from a bookmobile [...]
Wednesday, April 17th is National Bookmobile Day! This day is designated by the American Library Association as a day to celebrate the wonderful service bookmobiles provide communities throughout the nation. In addition, it’s a great day for bookmobile fans to show their support and appreciation for these mobile neighborhood libraries. Bookmobile service in the Topeka area [...]
Let us know what you value about your library – in person and online Forget “shhhhh-ing!” This week your library is making some noise. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library joins libraries across the country for Library Week, April 14–20. “All week we’ll be promoting the value of using your library. Come to one [...]
The times, they are a-changin’ – and so are the bookmobiles! What exciting features will be part of Topeka’s newest libraries on wheels? In mid-December the Board of Trustees of the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library gave the go-ahead for the library to purchase two new bookmobiles to replace those currently owned and operated by [...]
If you’re like most library patrons, the next few months probably include some sort of out-of-town travel for the holidays. Eggnog and family and colorful lights are swell, but what if that requested item you’ve been waiting weeks for becomes available while you’re gone? Don’t fret! There is an option available to prevent this potential scenario: you [...]
The library is in your neighborhood with two Bookmobiles serving the community six days a week. October 1 we start a new schedule, so you can start using the Bookmobile during its expanded hours to give you more access to the books, movies, audiobooks and other materials you like.
New times and dates for some of your favorite bookmobile stops are just around the corner. Not all of the locations will be changing. These adjustments have been made for several reasons including; Increased service hours. More equitable coverage throughout the county based on population and usage. Minimizing extra travel time between stops to use less gasoline. [...]
You won’t want to be left behind! Take a tour of our new and improved Bookmobile webpage. It’s a short “drive” with lots to see and do. It still has all the great information you have come to rely on– the regular bookmobile schedule and interactive map to show you just where we will be [...]
Bookmobiles are a huge convenience to those savvy patrons wishing to save on time and gas money. After all, it’s quick and easy to stop by your neighborhood Bookmobile location and pick up that hot new book or DVD that’s been on your mind. But, let’s face it – there may be times when an [...]
Wednesday, April 11 is National Bookmobile Day, a part of National Library Week. Learn what surprises await you this week on a bookmobile.
Welcome back to another edition of Library 360, your source for the inside scoop about your library. Today we’re talking with Thad Hartman, Community Services Manager, about ways we get out of the building and into your neighborhoods and some exciting research we’re doing on expanding our reach. As a community with just one main [...]