Author: Books on Bikes

  • AASL 2015

    AASL 2015

    Last week, 4 members of the Books on Bikes team, Mary Craig, Rebecca Flowers, Kellie Keyser, Katie Plunkett and our library supervisor Maria Lewis, headed to Columbus, Ohio to present at the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National Conference. Ever since our proposal was accepted months ago, we have been anticipating this exciting opportunity…

  • Books on Bikes KickStarter Campaign

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our 2014 Kickstarter campaign raised over $5,000 to purchase cargo bikes and books for our Books on Bikes program. Check out our kickstarter video, filmed by Light House Studios.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

  • Books on Bikes Video

    [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Follow us on a ride to a Books on Bikes neighborhood.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

  • Books on a Bus 2015

    Books on a Bus 2015

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NEWSPLEX) — Teachers in Charlottesville closed out the summer with one last tour of city neighborhoods to hand out free books and popsicles to local students.

  • Books on Bikes Summer 2015

    Books on Bikes Summer 2015

    Our summer has gotten off to a great start! We are on our 4th week of Books on Bikes summer 2015. We have visited most of our neighborhoods twice, unless a rainstorm got in our way. Here are some highlights so far.

  • Books on Bikes Bike Parade 2015

    Books on Bikes Bike Parade 2015

    On Saturday June 6, 2015, Books on Bikes held our 2nd annual bike parade. We had over 70 participants this year. Last year we had about 50, so we are growing! Students and their families decorated their bikes with flags, streamers, beads, and pinwheels.

  • Books on Bikes Parade 2014

    Books on Bikes Parade 2014

    To celebrate the first day of summer vacation, Books on Bikes held a bike parade from Clark Elementary School to the Jefferson Madison Regional Library central branch in downtown Charlottesville. The bike parade was also the debut of our Books on Bikes cargo bikes. We picked them up from Blue Wheel Bicycles just days before…

  • We are Live!

    We are Live!

    Today is the day! Our Books on Bikes fundraising campaign has launched along with our amazing video, created with the help of Light House Studio. You’ve seen the photos and read about our day with Light House, now you get to see the result!

  • Books on Bikes

    Books on Bikes

    Welcome to Books on Bikes! Mary and Rebecca, Charlottesville City School librarians are excited to begin a project that will bring books to kids in Charlottesville, VA. The project has just begun and we have big ideas, big plans, and big dreams to create a successful literacy and community outreach program in the city of…