STORY OF THE QUILT SQUARE. FIRST BOOKMOBILE, BY HARNETT COUNTY
LIBRARY FOR HARNETT COUNTY HISTORICAL QUILT, 1989
Harnett County Library's First Bookmobile
old Harnett County Library Services Bookmobile in this stylized picture
is a small black Ford panel truck which was restructured on the inside
to serve as a bookmobile in the years following the depression of the
1930's. This early bookmobile was driven by Mrs. Hiram Baggett,
beginning around 1943.
library has provided county-wide library services via a rural bookmobile
since that time with a series of about five bookmobiles.
larger, animated picture of a happy, jubilant new bookmobile is
suggestive of the new (in 1987) bookmobile that is currently servicing
the rural area of Harnett County from the new (in 1988) Harnett County
Library in Lillington.
Bookmobile quilted square was embroidered by Margaret Randall, Library
Director 1962 -1989.
by: Margaret Randall, Director
County Library 1962 -1989
Square: Row 3, Number 16