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Bookmobile

The first Bookmobile for Lexington County was purchased in 1949. It held 1,600 books and was on the road 5 days a week and offered outside service only. By 1952, the Bookmobile was serving 50 schools.

In 1955 a new bookmobile was purchased. It held 2,000 volumes and was the first air-conditioned bookmobile in the state.

On June 16, 1969 a new custom-made bookmobile started on its journey. It was air-conditioned and held 3,000 volumes.

In 1982, "Sparky" came to the library, and still served in the Batesburg Branch Library 14 years later whilst their building was under renovation. "Sparky" was sold at County Auction and was purchased by a bookmobile patron.

In July 1994 a new 28 foot bookmobile was delivered and named "Rainbow."

Bookmobile stops include nursing homes, private schools, churches, kindergartens, housing developments, general stores and country crossroads.



Bookmobile Routes

Route 1: Cayce-West Columbia

Route 2: West Columbia-Lexington

Route 3: Lexington-Irmo-Chapin

Route 4: South Congaree-Red Bank

Route 5: Lexington-West Columbia

Route 6: Irmo

Route 7: Lexington-Batesburg

Route 8: West Columbia-Lexington

 



Route 1
Cayce-West Columbia
Tuesday

Sept 3,17 Oct 1,15,29 Nov 12,26 Dec 10 Jan 7,21 Feb 4,18 Mar 4,18 Apr 1,15,29 May 13,27

Kid's Stuff Learning Center
Springdale Road
10:00-10:45

Westside Baptist Church
Platt Springs Rd
10:50-11:10

Bass
Sunnyside Dr
11:15-11:30

Broad Acres
Orchard Street
11:35-11:40

Glenwood Estates
Wadsworth Drive
11:45-12:00

Holy Trinity
Pella Drive
2:15-2:45

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Route 2
West Columbia-Lexington
Wednesday

Sep 4,18 Oct 2,16,30 Nov 13,27 Dec 11 Jan 8,22 Feb 5,19 Mar 5,19 Apr 2,16,30 May 14,28


Northside Baptist Day School
Sunset Blvd
10:00-10:20

Presbyterian Home of SC
Devega Drive
10:30-10:50

Lexington County Child Development
Sunset Boulevard
11:00-11:20

Hulon Green Condominiums
Hulon Green Drive
11:30-11:50

Hi-Ideals
Leaphart Road
12:00-12:15

St David's Lutheran Church
St. David Church Road
3:00-3:20

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Route 3

Lexington-Chapin
Thursday

Sep 5,19 Oct 3,17,31 Nov 14,28 Dec 12 Jan 9,23 Feb 6,20 Mar 6,20 Apr 3,17 May 1,15,29

Lexington Kiddie Kollege
Whiteford Way
10:00-10:20

Whiteford Church School
Whiteford Way
10:25-10:55

Lexington Villas
Whiteford Way
11:00-11:20

Frawley
Myles Court
11:25-11:35

Lake Murray Montessori
North Lake Drive
11:45-12:00

Mt Horeb Methodist Church
Columbia Ave
2:45-3:00

Inez's ChildCare
Lexington Ave
3:10-3:15

Chapin Baptist CHurch
Lexington Ave
3:20-3:40


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Route 4
South Congaree-Redbank
Friday

Sep 6,20 Oct 4,18 Nov 1,15,29 Dec 13 Jan 10,24 Feb 21 Mar 7,21 Apr 4,18 May 2,16,30


Covenant Christian Childcare
Platt Springs Rd
10:00-10:20
Covenant Christian Academy
Platt Springs Rd
10:30-10:50

Bouknight
Luther Drive
11:10-11:30

Fern Hall Apts
Brevard Street
2:30-2:50

Crouch
Old Gate Rd
3:00-3:20

Moorer
Loyd Court
3:30-4:00

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Route 5
Lexington-West Columbia
Tuesday

Sep 10,24 Oct 8,22 Nov 5,19 Dec 3 Jan 14,28 Feb 11,25 Mar 11,25 Apr 8,22 May 6,20


Creative Beginnings
Columbia Avenue
10:00-10:20

Nation
Georgie Lane
10:30-10:50

Oakleaf
North Lake Drive
11:00-11:20

Hawthornek
Winterberry Loop
11:30-11:50

Laurel Crest
Joseph Walker Drive
12:00-12:15

Northside Baptist West
Kittywake
2:30-2:50

Happy Camper Day Care
Laurel Road
3:00-3:20

Hillside
Hillside Circle
3:30-3:50

Foxwood Hills
Foxhill Place
4:00-4:20

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Route 6
Irmo
Wednesday

Sep 11,25 Oct 9,23 Nov 6,20 Dec 4 Jan 15,29 Feb 12,26 Mar 12,26 Apr 9,23 May 7,21


Lexington Baptist Church
Main Street
10:00-10:30

Midlands Montessori
Gibson Rd
10:40-11:00

Village at South Lake Drive
Gibson Rd
11:00-11:20

Gardendale
Gardendale Dr
11:30-11:40

Children's World
Leisure Lane
11:45-12:15

Creative Beginnings
Irmo Drive
3:00-3:30

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Route 7
Lexington-Batesburg
Thursday

Sep 12,26 Oct 9,23 Nov 7 Dec 5 Jan 2,16,30 Feb 13,27 Mar 13,28 Apr 10,24 May 8,22

Windsor Academy
Old Cherokee Rd
9:30-10:00

Stone
St Peter's CHurch Rd
10:10-10:20

Lake Murray Baptist Church
Highway 378
10:30-10:50

Pisgah Lutheran Church
Pisgah Church Road
11:15-11:35

MEGA Day Care
Augusta Road
11:45-12:00

Generations of Batesburg
Wilson Street
3:00-3:30


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Route 8
West Columbia-Lexington
Friday

Sep 13,27 Oct 10,24 Nov 8 Dec 6 Jan 3,17,31 Feb 14,29 Mar 14,29 Apr 11,25 May 9,23

Sunshine House
Leaphart Road
10:30-10:50

Mt Hebron Lutheran Church
Leaphart Road
11:00-11:20

McDaniel
Woodberry Road
11:30-11:50

Woodberry Estates
Mossborough Drive
12:00-12:15

Lexington Day School
Augusta Highway
2:30-3:00

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Bookmobile

Contact:
Mary E. Lott, Bookmobile Manager

Susan Fort, Bookmobile Assistant

Phone: (803) 785-2649


 

 

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