Bookmobiles: "Zooming" Through Your Community on Wheels!

04/16/2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET


  • Free


Webinar link will be emailed to registered attendees the day before the webinar.


Ever consider library services on the go? Hear from a panel of experts that offer bookmobile services in their communities, presented by the Library of Michigan.


Join us as we learn about scheduling, maintenance, hotspots, and other bookmobile functions. The panel will also share programming ideas, outreach activities, and exciting engagement opportunities available using bookmobiles. You will also hear some of the pros and cons of operating a bookmobile through your library. If you have been interested in providing this service for your community, this is a chance to hear from others in the state.

The Library of Michigan's Joe Hamlin and Cathy Lancaster will host a panel of the following from libraries with bookmobile services:
Ann Best, Outreach Librarian, Menominee County Library;
Barbara Krueger, Community Outreach, Monroe County Library System;
Joyanne Huston-Swanson, Bookmobile Scheduler and Operator, Kent District Library;
Kirsten Wellnitz, Managing Librarian, Bay County Library System;
Kristin Shelley, Director, East Lansing Public Library;
Mary Davis, Head of Outreach Services, Rochester Hills Public Library;
Mary Garboden, Head of Outreach Services, Ypsilanti District Library;
Monica Peck, Director, Boyne District Library;
Regina B. Smith, Coordinator for Major Library Activity, Detroit Public Library;
Scott Duimstra, Director, Capital Area District Library;
Trevor Van Valkenburg, Director, Lenawee District Library.

The webinar link will be emailed to registered attendees the day before the webinar begins.