Sunday, April 19, 2009
Warminster’s new mobile library van takes to the roads (UK)
"Wiltshire Council will be helping to make a difference for people in the Warminster area when a brand new mobile library vehicle with additional facilities takes to the roads. The new van will be launched on Friday April 24 at Sutton Veny School at 9.45am. The Warminster mobile library route is concentrated in the west and south of the county and visits over 70 locations, including, Bishopstrow, Tilshead, Dilton Marsh and Staverton. It visits 12 village schools and is used by hundreds of school children. The new mobile library has a computer terminal on board with internet access for the public to use at the longer stops, and holds over 2,000 items. These cover reading for all ages from picture books, to books in large print, audiobooks and DVD’s. It has over 1,500 members and issues more than 30,000 items per year"