Guest Post: Library on Wheels

This is a great way to promote reading and the school library. Meet the students where they are and bring the library to them!

The Unquiet Librarian

Library on Wheels is a program that the Sequoyah High School Media Center has been doing for a little over three years now, and we are pleased with the results.  Library on Wheels  is the name we have given to loading a cart with books and a laptop and taking it to the cafeteria.  We try to stock the cart with our latest novels or nonfiction/reference books like Guinness World Records which might appeal to a reluctant reader We then wheel the cart around to each table and ask students if they would like to check out a book.  We have been jokingly compared to hospital candy stripers or Brooks Hatlan in Shawshank Redemption, but I think that a flight attendant may be the best analogy.  While not every student  takes advantage of this service, this form of outreach helps us to connect with students we might not…

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One Response to Guest Post: Library on Wheels

  1. Maura O'Toole says:

    What a great idea! I’m going to try and do this at my school.

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