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[boo k-muh-beel, -moh-] /ˈbʊk məˌbil, -moʊ-/
an automobile, small truck, or trailer constructed to carry books and serve as a traveling library, as for communities where libraries are not accessible.
Origin of bookmobile
1935-40; book + -mobile Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for bookmobile
  • When school was out, the summer bookmobile was my lifeline.
  • We made our regular monthly visit to the bookmobile.
  • Park amenities include barber and beauty services, barbecue campfire area, three laundry rooms and bi-weekly bookmobile visits.
  • Has primary responsibility for general and specialized service to children and bookmobile patrons.
  • For each bookmobile, count the hours the bookmobile is open to the public, but do not include travel time between stops.
  • The bookmobile covers the entire county and has six routes.
  • We have a strong bookmobile program which serves a large rural population.
  • Library cards are free and available at all public library facilities as well as the bookmobile.
British Dictionary definitions for bookmobile


(US & Canadian) a vehicle providing lending library facilities Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) mobile library
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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