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United Way’s August 28th Inaugural Cardboard Boat Race Will Benefit Bookmobile

United Way’s Inaugural Cardboard Boat Race launches Aug. 28 Posted Thursday, June 24, 2021 5:43 pm BY MARIE NESMITH Set for Aug. 28, United Way of Bartow County’s inaugural Cardboard Boat Race will bolster awareness and funds for Love Travels Beyond Inc. and The Bookmobile. The benefit also will launch [...]

By |2021-07-21T15:53:10-04:00June 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on United Way’s August 28th Inaugural Cardboard Boat Race Will Benefit Bookmobile

May 2021 Bookmobile Newsletter

Happy spring! Check out the May 2021 newsletter to read about our new afterschool visits in partnership with Bartow County Parks & Recreation. You'll also find our feature "In case you missed it..." the Bookmobile featured in the news, introductions to our new board members, upcoming dates and locations for [...]

By |2021-05-17T10:32:17-04:00May 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on May 2021 Bookmobile Newsletter

Reading to Go Places Featured in American Libraries Magazine

The Bookmobile - Reading to Go Places is among the programs featured in this month's American Library Association (ALA) Magazine! The article, titled "The Road to Normal" and written by Mark Lawton, discusses how bookmobiles were used to respond to the conditions resulting from the pandemic. We are one of [...]

By |2021-03-01T14:06:14-05:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reading to Go Places Featured in American Libraries Magazine

January 2021 Bookmobile Newsletter

Happy new year! The January newsletter features our 2020 Year in Review bulletin, photo highlights of the year behind us, a "thank you" to everyone who helped us throughout the year, and a look ahead to our spring fundraiser: "Everybunny Loves Reading." You'll also find a link to purchase the [...]

By |2021-01-25T13:51:26-05:00January 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on January 2021 Bookmobile Newsletter

October 2020 Bookmobile Newsletter

The October newsletter features totals and photos from our used book sale at Rose Lawn last month, an update on the vehicle graphic wrap progress, Creative Storytelling Photo Sessions by Lifesong Photography benefitting the Bookmobile, updates on the Adopt-A-Reader monthly giving campaign, program needs for this month, and a "thank [...]

By |2020-10-07T10:15:47-04:00October 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on October 2020 Bookmobile Newsletter

September 2020 Bookmobile Newsletter

As we head into fall, there are lots of exciting things to look back on and forward to. In April - August, the Bookmobile gave away 3,297 books! Next week is the Used Book Sale at Rose Lawn to raise funds for Bookmobile programs. 56 readers have been adopted through [...]

By |2020-10-07T09:53:31-04:00October 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on September 2020 Bookmobile Newsletter

Adopt-A-Reader: The Bookmobile Launches Campaign

Adopt-A-Reader: The Bookmobile launches campaign to fund book giveaways Published by The Daily Tribune News online Saturday, August 1, 2020 and in print Sunday, August 2, 2020 BY MARIE NESMITH As the program director for The Bookmobile, Kim Dennis is determined to boost childhood literacy in the midst of COVID-19. [...]

By |2020-08-26T15:35:58-04:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adopt-A-Reader: The Bookmobile Launches Campaign

Bookmobile Partners with Corps of Engineers to Promote Water Safety

Published online Wednesday, July 22, 2020 by The Daily Tribune News and in the Thursday, July 23, 2020 print edition BY MARIE NESMITH Continuing to expand its reach, The Bookmobile is teaming up with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide water safety materials to youngsters. Through this partnership, [...]

By |2020-08-26T15:18:26-04:00August 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bookmobile Partners with Corps of Engineers to Promote Water Safety

July 2020 Newsletter

CLICK TO READ: July_2020_Newsletter_Bookmobile_emailversion2 July's newsletter features photos from this summer's book giveaways, a sneak peek at the new vehicle graphic design, and the launch of our Adopt-A-Reader program. You'll also find an introduction to our newest sponsor - Styles Auto Care, information on service changes dictated by the coronavirus [...]

By |2020-09-29T10:30:38-04:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on July 2020 Newsletter

The Bookmobile alters outreach during COVID-19 pandemic

THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS Photo: Valerie Gilreath, president of the board of directors of Reading to Go Places (doing business as The Bookmobile), right, and volunteer Madison Cowart watch as a reader picks up books at the Dinners To Go meal program. RANDY PARKER/THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS BY MARIE NESMITH  [...]

By |2020-05-20T19:42:00-04:00May 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Bookmobile alters outreach during COVID-19 pandemic
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