Worcester Public Library's New Bookmobile, Lilly, Promotes Literacy to Children
After patiently listening to adults praise the virtues of reading and boast of the collection the city's new bookmobile, nearly 25 fourth graders at the Lincoln Street School finally boarded the bus to see the newest mobile library for themselves. The mobile library will focus on serving children, with its collection of more than 2,000 children's materials — from books and DVDs to e-tablets and audio books. "This is great," nine-year-old Innocentia Appiah said as she and friend Linnea Swisher searched the shelves for books in the Goddess Girls series.

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"You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend." — Paul Sweeney