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The Listserv is free to join, and you do not need to be an official ABOS member to join.

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Please note it will take up to 72 hours to be admitted to the Listserv.

 Listserv guidelines: 

Welcome to the ABOS listserv!

You will find a lot of useful information on this listserv as well as great discussion topics. Please feel free to join in the discussion, ask questions or give information on events at your library.

We ask that you post in a respectful and professional manner. If you feel a topic might be sensitive or if you are seeking information regarding services from any of our vendor partners, please have that discussion in a private email. Vendor questions can be directed to Cathy Zimmerman, Executive Director/ Vendor Coordinator at:  


Due to the sheer volume of information being presented here, you may choose one of our subscription options listed below. Simply reply to this email with your preference. The email subscription options are:

- ALL EMAIL: send each message as it arrives  This is the DEFAULT.
- NO EMAIL: web-only participation
- ABRIDGED EMAIL: one summary email of new activity per day
- DIGEST EMAIL: up to 25 full new messages in a single email

Please email  should you wish to change your subscription at a later date.

Tips for using the ABOS listserv:

SENDING an email:

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REPLYING to an email:
- Reply to entire group OR individual sender
- Please post in a respectful, professional manner. The moderators reserve the right  to ban users.

- All content is public and searchable

ABOS encourages all listserv users to join our organization. There are many additional benefits to belonging to the only national organization which supports library outreach. Please visit our website for more information:

Best Regards,
Cathy Zimmerman and Brittany Peacock
Listserv Moderators
Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services

Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services

1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207

Ballwin, MO  63021-6902

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