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book·mo·bile

 (bo͝ok′mō-bēl′)
n.
A truck, trailer, or van equipped to serve as a mobile lending library.

bookmobile

(ˈbʊkməˌbiːl)
n
(Library Science & Bibliography) US and Canadian a vehicle providing lending library facilities. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): mobile library

book•mo•bile

(ˈbʊk məˌbil, -moʊ-)

n.
a motor vehicle designed to carry books and serve as a traveling library.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookmobile - a van with shelves of booksbookmobile - a van with shelves of books; serves as a mobile library or bookstore
van - a truck with an enclosed cargo space
Translations

bookmobile

[ˈbʊkməʊˌbiːl] N (US) → biblioteca f ambulante, bibliobús m (Sp)

bookmobile

[ˈbʊkməˌbiːl] n (Am) → biblioteca ambulante
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It is not, after all, every day that a twelve-ton bookmobile disappears into thin air.
The Chauffeur is preparing for his summer circuit (despite the title) between Quebec City and Cote-Nord in the bibliobus or bookmobile.
Back in 1958, Sedona residents decided the infrequent visits from a bookmobile that began its journey in Phoenix, some 100 miles away, just weren't enough.
Ours was a tent camp off the main highway, and for some reason, the bookmobile from the closet town, Priest River, had not found us.
PHOENIX -- Today Best Western announced it is renewing its sponsorship of the New Orleans Hornets Bookmobile, an interactive library-on-wheels that has distributed more than 90,000 free books to students in southeastern Louisiana.
In addition, the bookmobile will travel to the parks, and free lunch will be provided to participants.
Its Board of Directors and 50-member Friends of the CCTL group organize annual book sales and fundraising events to keep the Bookmobile on the road.
The Library provides a variety of other services to the community, including Internet access, personal computing programs, Story Hours for children, educational and cultural programs for adults, meeting rooms, telephone reference service and Bookmobile services to various sites throughout Dorchester county.
Gertie the bookmobile will be parked in front of the building from 1 p.
The house will serve as a base for Neighborhood Watch, after-school programs, classes and support groups, a bookmobile stop and a host of other activities.
She really doesn't have a choice when her mother asks her to leave school to get a job helping to support the family--Rose drives the bookmobile through the bayou communities, lying about her age so she can get her license.
Lefebvre (university librarian, Saint Mary's University, Halifax) offers here her collection of stories from a variety of people who understand the transformative and emotive power of libraries, from the study date in the mysterious and multi-layered settings of the stacks and the catalogues, the attractions of academic libraries and reading rooms wherein people deeply committed to their subject find others of like minds, the work and love that become combined amongst student library assistants, the special tingle of the bookmobile, the curious dating service also known as intralibrary loan, and the opportunities for ecstasy found in conferences and library schools.