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Bookmobile brings library to communities

Bookmobile brings library to communities

November 11th, 2012 in News

Damian Miller, 14, brought his brothers Chandler, 11, and Reese, 6, to the Missouri River Regional Library's bookmobile Saturday while it was stopped in Russellville.

Photo by Michelle Brooks

The 40-foot-long, brightly colored bus parked in downtown Russellville on Saturday afternoon caught the attention of 8-year-old Shaelin Kirchner. Her first question was "What's in it?" Her parents response was the Missouri River Regional Library's bookmobile.

So excited to learn it was full of books, Shaelin said she had to check it out -- literally. She left with a stack of books and other media.

The thrill of the bookmobile is one of the things Jon Karr, outreach service coordinator, ....