Mayor Nancy McFarlane, Raleigh, NC welcomes ABOS to the city!

“Reading is a fundamental life skill, but also provides opportunity for adventure, building relationships and being engaged in the world around you,” said Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane. “I am so pleased that the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services is visiting Raleigh this year. In addition to the learning and professional development that will part of the ABOS annual library conference, I hope attendees will enjoy the arts, parks, shopping and extraordinary restaurants that we have to offer.”  

- Raleigh, NC, Mayor, Nancy McFarlane

Please also check out Visit Raleigh and the North Carolina State Fair website.

We Want Your Outreach Photos!

In the bookmobile, on the road, in the field, helping others, enhancing our communities, having fun! Send your outreach photos to by September 30.

The Conference Committee will compile the photos into a slideshow to be debuted at this year's ABOS Conference in Raleigh, NC, October 17-19, 2018.

"Let's Book It In Raleigh" and let's show off our outreach vehicles, our collections, our neighbors, and our beautiful smiles.

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Help us to celebrate National Bookmobile Day (Wednesday, April 11, 2018) during National Library Week. Flood social media with your photos and LOVE for bookmobiles and outreach. If you see someone else's post, share it!

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