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The Camel Mobile Library has been travelling across Kenya for a long time, serving nomadic tribes and helping with literacy. There's a blog about it.  IFLA has written about it. There's even a book about it.

The Camel Mobile Library has been travelling across Kenya for a long time, serving nomadic tribes and helping with literacy. There's a blog about it. IFLA has written about it. There's even a book about it.

The Perambulating Library of 1859 in Warrington, England, this was so old, I just had to add it...Can you imagine how important books were in the old old days..This wagon would have been a real treat....I can just imagine waiting on it to come.....

The Perambulating Library of 1859 in Warrington, England, this was so old, I just had to add it...Can you imagine how important books were in the old old days..This wagon would have been a real treat....I can just imagine waiting on it to come.....

Mule Library. In 2009, in the mountains of Trujillo state, Venezuela, the University Valle del Momboy started an unusual service – biblio-mules, These mobile libraries on mules' backs deliver books to the peasant children.

Mule Library. In 2009, in the mountains of Trujillo state, Venezuela, the University Valle del Momboy started an unusual service – biblio-mules, These mobile libraries on mules' backs deliver books to the peasant children.

Camels are used by the Kenya National Library Service in North Eastern parts of the country to serve people living in nomadic settlements.  In a region characterised by harsh climatic conditions, bad terrain, and poor transport infrastructure, the camels carry books to children, adults, and community health workers who would otherwise be unable to access any library.

Camels are used by the Kenya National Library Service in North Eastern parts of the country to serve people living in nomadic settlements. In a region characterised by harsh climatic conditions, bad terrain, and poor transport infrastructure, the camels carry books to children, adults, and community health workers who would otherwise be unable to access any library.

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