Our Books on Bikes program brings Library resources to you.
Books on Bikes is a pilot program that uses pedal power and a customized trailer to bring Library services to popular community events around Seattle. A total of 11 Library staff members make up the Books on Bikes team.
The trailer was developed and constructed by Colin Stevens, who runs Haulin' Colin in Seattle. It was specially designed to handle a lot of weight, as well as display books and other materials on the built-in shelves. It has a handy umbrella holder to keep books from getting wet if it rains.
View the video of Mayor Mike McGinn and City Librarian Marcellus Turner, who joined the Books on Bikes team at TOPS Elementary to launch the new program.