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Stacks and Stories Podcast


Apr 6, 2022

On today’s episode, Lacy chats with various libraries around the state about the state of mobile services—better known as bookmobiles! The first interview is with Evanne Flanders with the Madison County Library System and Barbara Carouthers from the Lee-Itawamba Library System. Both Madison County and Lee-Itawamba have successful, currently running bookmobile programs. Learn about the history and future of these programs as well as a few fun stories about your average bookmobile patron. In the next interview, Lacy chats with Sarah Russkie from the Harrison County Library System and Lindsay Fitz from the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System. Both Harrison County and Mid-Mississippi are in the middle of starting a bookmobile program. Learn about what drove them to start these programs as well as all the little considerations one has to take into account when purchasing a bookmobile.