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Bookmobiles Make Stop At West Virginia Capitol For Library Day

Reported: Jan. 23, 2014 10:22 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 23, 2014 12:36 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – Popular books get a lot of mileage when it comes to reading. At the West Virginia Capitol Thursday, people are getting a chance to see whole collections of books on wheels.

Bookmobiles from Kanawha, Raleigh, Summers, Fayette and Mercer counties were scheduled to be parked behind the Capitol beginning at 9 a.m., according to a news release from the West Virginia Library Association.

The bookmobiles are making a stop at the Capitol as part of the annual Library Day that is conducted during the legislative session. West Virginia libraries and representatives from the West Virginia Library Association will be hosting displays in the Capitol and meeting with legislators to ask them to support libraries in the state.

Currently, seven bookmobiles operate in West Virginia. Last year, about 90,000 people visited the local bookmobile in their county.



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