chicagopubliclibrary: CPL Bookmobile! Our Bookmobile is up and running at 5151 N. Kimball Avenue (in the parking lot at North Park University) while the new Albany Park Branch is being built. Pick up your holds and check out our collection of books for all ages. Check our website for hours of service. http://www.chipublib.org/branch/details/library/bookmobile/
This Vending Machine Dispenses Random Books for $2
The BIBLIO-MAT by Craig Small. The Biblio-Mat is a random book dispenser built by Craig Small ( for The Monkey’s Paw, an idiosyncratic antiquarian bookshop in Toronto. Biblio-Mat books, which vary widely in size and subject matter, cost two dollars.
Libraries Without Borders (LWB) has partnered with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Philippe Starck to create the Ideas Box. A portable toolkit, the Ideas Box equips vulnerable populations with customized technologies and programming to access critical information and to produce culture in different media. Humanitarian crises cause urgent needs for food, shelter, healthcare, and clothing.