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Books on wheels

Posted: Friday, Nov 8th, 2013

The Brookings Public Library’s outreach coordinator, Saila Erion works inside the library this week with her netbook and cart, collecting books to be delivered to homebound Brookings residents.

• Library outreach program delivers materials to homebound people

BROOKINGS – She doesn’t have a brightly-colored bookmobile, just her car. But when Saila Erion delivers an armful of books to a Brookings resident confined to home, she becomes the Brookings Public Library on Wheels.

“There are any number of people that it’s hard for them to get out, and this is an invaluable service,” said Catharine Whitehead, who has been taking advantage of the outreach program since September. “If you like to read like I do, you just feel helpless if you can’t get to the library, and this takes its place.”

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