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Your bookmobile could look like this

GreatGroupReadsIt could happen. If the pilot project in Australia is a success, I can’t imagine libraries not considering using drones for delivery services. Homebound and outreach services are an obvious choice for a drone pack mule, but how do you think book groups could use this new technology?

I’m thinking that a book group could have the selected title delivered to each individual member. Or a library could dronelift a book group kit to the home of a member.

And just think of the adorable branding a library could do with one of these little bookbots.bookdrone

Libraries could have a lot of fun with drone-cart drill teams in parades and at ALA Annuals.

The future. It’s so bright, we gotta wear shades.




About the Author:

Kaite Mediatore Stover refuses to give up her day job as director of readers' services for The Kansas City Public Library to read tarot cards professionally or be the merch girl/roadie for her husband's numerous bands. Follow her on Twitter at @MarianLiberryan.

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