BICYCLING

James Hill, 2017. Book-a-Bike: Increasing Access to Physical Activity with a Library Card. In Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited. Book-A-Bike-Chapter.pdf

Libraries that “check out” bikes to the public
Athens County Public Library (Ohio) – Book-A-Bike program – https://www.myacpl.org/about/bikes/
Bethlethem Area Library (Pennsylvania) – Bike Bethlehem! Program
Camrose, Alberta, Canada – Bike Borrowing (They also have a BookBike) – http://cpl.prl.ab.ca/about-us/policies/bike-borrowing-agreement
Georgetown, Texas – Bike Collection – https://library.georgetown.org/bicycles-are-available…/
Kent, Michigan – Kent District Library Cruiser Collection – http://www.kdl.org/take-spin-kdl-cruiser
Meridian Library District (Idaho) – Book-A-Bike Collection as part of Library Unbound program
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania – Library system part of regional Bike Sharing –http://www.thereporteronline.com/article/RO/20151008/NEWS/151009819
Perry, Iowa – Book-A-Bike Program – http://theperrynews.com/perry-public-librarys-book-a…/
Sierra Vista, Arizona – Borrow-A-Bike – http://www.sierravistaaz.gov/city-departments/library/borrow-a-bike/
Upper Perkiomen Public Library (Pennsylvania) – Library has bike share program that checks out bikes for use on local trails.
Winter Park (Florida) Public Library. Checkout Bikes program. http://archive.wppl.org/info/checkout-bikes.html.

Urban Libraries Council. First Annual Bike Parade. Denton Public Library – South Branch. http://www.urbanlibraries.org/first-annual-bike-parade-innovation-319.php?page_id=98.

Cycling for Libraries. A community of librarians who bicycle. http://www.cyclingforlibraries.org/

Biking Librarians. Community of librarians who bicycle, and who staff book bikes. https://www.facebook.com/groups/bikinglibrarians/

Mana Tominaga and Emily Weak. 2017. Bikes and Libraries: Pedaling Toward Innovative Outreach, Health, and Sustainability. American Library Association Webinar. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/03/new-free-webinar-bikes-and-libraries See also: https://baynetlibs.org/2014/09/15/the-mountain-view-public-librarys-bike-stop/ and this list of bike libraries. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1e5XikssTlO7KNhl6-l-S5S-hoakgInTm5lYFTv4LeRE/edit#gid=0

Bike repair shop in a public library. An example from Oakland, California. 2017. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2017/03/people/movers-shakers-2017/reginald-burnette-jr-anthony-propernick-movers-shakers-2017-innovators/

Iowa State Library. 2016. “Be RAGBRAI receptive” – article on how public librarians in Iowa support an annual bike ride across Iowa. http://publications.iowa.gov/21915/1/MMEO%20April%2018.pdf

ALSC. 2016. Curiosity Creates INNOVATIVE LIBRARY PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN. Written for the Association for Library Service to Children by Paula Holmes. http://www.ala.org/alsc/sites/ala.org.alsc/files/content/awardsgrants/minigrants/ALSC_Curiosity_Creates_Best_Practices_Final.pdf. See chapter “Roll, Right, Read!” on bike program in Reading Public Library, Pennsylavnia, pp. 36-39.

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