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Learn the pros and cons of today’s most popular vehicles from a library service perspective. You will hear how choosing the correct van, truck, bus or trailer can improve your service efficiencies, provide reliable services, and keep your budget intact. Presenter Michael Swendrowski will share practical tips on which vehicle types are best suited for your region, patron groups and/or service models. He will also reveal which vehicles offer alternative fuel options and share general cost ranges for each.
In this webinar, you will learn about popular conversion options, systems and features being built into the latest outreach vehicles. You will hear how choosing the correct features can improve your service, offer staff efficiency and reduce your operating costs. Presenter Michael Swendrowski will share practical tips on which features are best suited for your particular service and any service concerns that may be associated. He will also share the relative costs associated with each and even discuss the latest trends! Today’s bookmobiles, mobile libraries, kidmobiles and mobile STEM units can be outfitted with all the latest technologies, systems and features, but are they right for you? The choices you make will have a short-term effect on project costs and a long-term effect on usability!
Purchasing a mobile library is a complex, lengthy process, during which your library will probably work with another city/county department to select, award, and monitor the build out of a unit. The webinar will outline the steps involved, your likely partners, and what you can control, and what you cannot.