January 23, 2022

Canada: Expect Toronto’s Newest Library Bookmobile to be Packed with Technology as Well as Books

From the CBC:

The city’s Library Board will be updated on Tuesday about the state of a new bookmobile that will be hitting the streets later this year.


Right now there are two bookmobiles that visit apartment buildings, community centres, and even shelters in areas of Toronto where there isn’t easy access to a library branch. The new $300,000 bookmobile will serve as a replacement vehicle and for the first time, it will be equipped with free Wi-Fi, large computer screens and tablets.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.