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A mobile history of reading ...

March 15, 2008 |  8:00 am

Bookmobile_1960

In 1960, "Little Toot," a Los Angeles Public Library bookmobile, was retired in favor of a new, larger book van. From the looks of things, officials declined to call the new touring library Big Toot.

Photo from the L.A. Examiner Prints Collection, via the USC Libraries Digital Archive

Carolyn Kellogg

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