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Librarian who powers Seattle Library’s now-famous Books-on-Bikes program has bike stolen

@gabrielspitzer Unfair on so many levels. And Jared has places to go, books to deliver! #Booksonbikes — Seattle Library (@SPLBuzz) August 15, 2013 Not cool, bike thief! Shortly after Jared Mills helped pedal Seattle Public Library to national acclaim for … Continue reading

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Thursday: Downtown Library hosts bicycle historian and recovered 1890s bike touring photos

In the 1890s, Thomas Allen and William Sachtleben set out on a tour of the world with two brand new inventions: The “safety” bicycle to carry them and a Kodak film camera. Thursday, Seattle Public Library hosts bicycle historian David … Continue reading

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Video of Seattle Public Library’s new book bike

Remember that awesome book bike that Haulin’ Colin built for Seattle Public Library? Here’s a Seattle Channel video of its inaugural journey:

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Check out Seattle Public Library’s new book bike

Our city’s library is cooler than yours. Ssshhh! We’re working on a pedal-powered way to bring you books. Sneak peek at the Haulin’ Colin custom-built trailer twitter.com/SPLBuzz/status… — Seattle Library (@SPLBuzz) May 9, 2013

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Seattle Libraries hosting free bike repair classes in October

In Seattle, our public libraries host free bike repair classes. How cool is that? The classes — Ballard Oct. 6, Rainier Beach Oct. 13 and Douglass-Truth Oct. 14 — will be taught by the Bikery, a volunteer-run bike co-op located … Continue reading

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Lake City Library hosting Bikes for Books until May 24

Lake City fourth and fifth graders can read books for a chance to win a bike from Lake City Public Library. The branch’s “Bikes for Books” program runs from now until May 24. From Seattle Public Libraries: Children are invited … Continue reading

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Bikes for Books starts today

One of the few things as healthy and fun for kids as getting a bike is reading a book. Well, Seattle Public Library is launching their Bikes for Books program today. So kids, get reading. You have until May 21 … Continue reading

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You know what’s even cooler than kids reading books?

… kids reading books and then GETTING A BIKE!!!!!!!! Seattle Public Library is hosting Bikes for Books again starting October 16. Basically, kids read books, then go to their library and give the librarian an oral book report. They are … Continue reading

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