Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A truck, trailer, or van equipped to serve as a mobile lending library.

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  • noun A mobile library; especially, a large van designed to transport a portion of some library's collection.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a van with shelves of books; serves as a mobile library or bookstore

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[book + (auto)mobile.]

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book +‎ -mobile

Examples

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • The bookmobile, which is used to deliver books by the DeKalb County Library, did not clear a breezeway at Wills Creet Village assisted living that caused damage to the vehicle.

    The Times-Journal: News

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  • One of the pleasures of my rural childhood.

    June 18, 2007

  • Oh YES! I loved my bookmobile. :-)

    June 19, 2007

  • I think our neighborhood was a little *too* suburban. We got a bookmobile once in my memory.

    June 19, 2007