You’re Invited: The 6th Annual Books on Bikes Parade

You’re invited to our 6th annual Books on Bikes Parade! Books on Bikes season is right around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate 🎉 Join us Saturday, June 8, for a morning full of family fun! We’ll meet at Clark Elementary School at 9:30 AM for bike decorating, helmet fitting, and general fun. Bring your […]

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Books on Bikes FAQ

In honor of our first neighborhood visit of the summer season, I thought I’d answer some questions that I am frequently asked about Books on Bikes. If you’ve been wondering about this awesome organization, how you can get involved, and what we do in Charlottesville, then read on!

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Coming Soon: 2017 Books on Bikes Bike Parade

You’ve heard me talk a lot on this blog about Books on Bikes (no really… a lot). It combines my very favorite things: books, exercise, popsicles, and the Charlottesville community. Biking with the Books on Bikes team is the best part of my summer every year, and I’m so excited to be introducing this amazing project to […]

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48 HOURS Only – Donate to Books on Bikes and Make a Difference!

Maybe you’ve heard of Books on Bikes before. Just maybe. After all, I’ve mentioned it once or twice. Or three times. Or… maybe a few more than that. But if you’re new here (Hi, St. Anne’s-Belfield families!), you might not know about this ragtag band of librarians determined to save the world using books, bikes, and […]

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Books on Bikes Summer 2016 Finale: Books on a Bus

Just as the beginning of the summer means pumping tires, checking helmets, and tying shoelaces, the end of the summer means something certain for Books on Bikes, too – our big summer finale. After a summer full of giving out books to read and popsicles to eat, we wanted to celebrate the thousands of books […]

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Books on Bikes featured on Nerdy Book Club

Happy Fourth of July weekend! What better way to celebrate this holiday than to read about your favorite community outreach program, Books on Bikes? This summer, Books on Bikes is bigger and better than ever. We’ve got more bikes, more celebrity riders, more books, and (of course) more freezee pops. We’re biking faster, honking harder, […]

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Books on Bikes featured in School Library Connection

Long, hot days and countdowns to summer vacation can mean only one thing… …it’s BOOKS ON BIKES season! Your favorite group of helmet wearin’, pedal pushin’, popsicle eatin’ librarians and teachers are gearing up for the 2016 summer season. Our summer schedule is now live, and we’re so excited to be starting a new season […]

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My Summer with Books on Bikes

In my last post, I mentioned that I spent much of my summer pedaling around Cville with an awesome organization called Books on Bikes. Have you heard of it? If not, grab your helmets and get ready to be inspired, because I’m taking you on a spin – BoB style! You might be wondering… who is […]

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Books on Bikes featured on Radio New Zealand!

Books on Bikes has made a splash all the way across the world! Mary Craig, librarian at Clark Elementary School and one of the founding bikers, has been featured on NPR New Zealand. She was asked all of the critical questions: Do you wear helmets? Do the kids get to keep the books? How do […]

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Family Connection: Bundle Up with Books

It’s the first day of winter, but that won’t stop the Books on Bikes team! For the fourth winter in a row, we’re preparing for our winter event, Bundle Up with Books – and you’re invited! Like our summer programs, Bundle Up with Books brings quality literature to young Charlottesville readers  when their school libraries […]

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