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These bookmobiles will find their routes coming to an end when the new libraries open.
Budgetary restraints and other considerations make it unlikely that the bookmobile will be replaced.
At the 1998 national bookmobile conference, the indications were that bookmobiles and bookmobile services are changing.
Bookmobiles are mobile, but they lack the permanence (much less convenient time shifting), and have much smaller collections, greatly limiting usefulness to different user groups.
Bookmobiles in Fairfax, Virginia, and Syracuse, New York, were eliminated.
It is the first of two new bookmobiles that will serve 28 Denver Public Schools (DPS) and 15 community centers.
Bookmobiles make about 30 stops six days a week traveling across the county and the Library provides services to 55 senior living facilities and 85 homebound individuals.
Such vehicles used to be simply known as bookmobiles, but as City Manager Michael V.
All she knows is that library staff have got their work cut out for them the next few months, figuring out what CDs will go to which of the system's 88 libraries and bookmobiles, including branches in Valencia, Newhall and Canyon Country, plus a Bookmobile that visits Val Verde and Friendly Valley.
The Main Library, twenty-four neighborhood branches, and two bookmobiles will continue to provide resources for reading, research and enjoyment to all the citizens of the city, as well as free Internet access, computer classes, employment help, programs on health, wellness and finance, and of course, the concerts and exhibits that bring so much to our city.
Bookmobiles have been part of library service in Eugene since at least the mid-1960s, when two of them plied the city's neighborhoods on regular weekly rounds.
Philip (1989) lists branches, mail delivery, and bookmobiles as the prime methods but also considers depository collections and other institutional outreach services involving delivery of materials to facilities whose inhabitants cannot easily access what is necessary to meet their information needs.
The budget for the county's 84 libraries and four bookmobiles has grown from $47 million in 1995-96 to a proposed $128 million for 2005-06, up from $96 million this fiscal year, Yaroslavsky said.
While some communities still offer the service, most bookmobiles have driven into the sunset.
With 13 libraries, three bookmobiles and a growing collection of more than 750,000 items, Fort Vancouver Regional Library District is expanding at a dynamic rate," said David Tuttle, SirsiDynix senior market consultant: RFID & Patron Self Service.
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