May 20, 2022

Wisconsin: Madison Public Library’s “Spoke-n-Words” Bicycle-Powered Micro Library Makes Its Debut (Video)


The Central library unveiled “Spoke-n-Words”; a library on wheels. It’s a bike with a trailer that can carry books into neighborhoods that don’t have libraries nearby.

From the Spoke-n-Words Info Page:

2015-09-11_12-01-19Visitors to Madison Public Library’s Spoke-n-words will have the ability to sign up for a library card, check out books, attend storytimes, and work on participatory art projects throughout the city.

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