Nebraska: The Omaha Public Library’s Book Bike Hits the Streets For the First Time
Anyone can check out a book when they see the bike and also make use of it’s mobile wi-fi
“It’s an extension of what we’ve been doing in the community,” said Executive Director Gary Wasdin in an interview with WOWT 6 News.
“We’re serving people where they are, meeting them at different events around town. So the bike let’s us bring those materials with us.”
The bike is in operation thanks to the Omaha Public Library Foundation and the Omaha Bike Club.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.