The Boxcar Library



The Boxcar Library: A Bookmobile for a Logging Camp.

It was 1917. Miss Ruth Worden, a librarian at the Missoula Public Library in Missoula, Montana, wanted to bring a world of knowledge and literature to lumberjacks at logging camps in her area. So she carted a few books into a camp operated by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company…

What a beautiful idea – read a full description over at Neatorama.

The Old Wolf has spoken.

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  1. Pingback: Un vagón-biblioteca en los bosques de Montana - BiblogTecarios

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