The Seattle Public Library Bookmobile Index
Years of continuous Bookmobile service in Seattle: 70
Total vehicles in Seattle Public Library’s Mobile Services’ fleet: 4 (1 walk-on bookmobile, 2 step vans, & 1 little van)
Age in years of oldest vehicle: 11
Number of bubble machines: 1
Total locations served each month: 116
Weight in pounds of the fully-loaded walk-on bookmobile: 9,500
Weight in pounds of a fully loaded book cart brought into assisted living facilities: 340
Items borrowed by Mobile Services patrons in 2017: 101,533
Number of items patrons unable to visit the library may receive by mail each month: 15
Number of homeless encampments the Bookmobile visits each month: 2
Happy National Bookmobile Day!
~ posted by Carrie F.