Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Albany Public Library's Bookmobile For Sale

The Big Purple Bus is on the Market

Albany Public Library (NY) is selling its bookmobile (affectionately dubbed The Big Purple Bus) after several years of faithful service. This great outreach vehicle/billboard/mobile branch can be yours for $10,000. Features of the bus include:
• Built in 1991 by Thomas, retrofitted by Matthews
• 3208 Cat engine, 8 cylinders, diesel
• 200,000 miles and 11,000 hours of use
• 36 feet long, titled as heavy truck
• Front and rear entrances
• Newer generator and 3 air conditioning units
• Can store up to 3,000 books in custom-built shelving

For more information, please contact:
Carol Nersinger, Executive Director
Albany Public Library
(518) 427-4300

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