Kenya National Library Service (KNLS): Camel Mobile Services


Subject:
Libraries & Archives by Type , Mobile Libraries and Bookmobiles

Description:
Very brief article describing this mobile library service launched in 1996 in which camels are used to transport materials "[to] people who are unable to use the static libraries in marginal areas in the country." Describes the method of operation, in which boxes of books and other materials "[are] loaded onto the 3 camels together with a tent, 2 chairs, a table and umbrellas." From the Kenya National Library Service.

Publisher:
Kenya National Library Service (KNLS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.knls.or.ke/index.php?id=43


PID= res:lii-20491