So it goes.

About four and a half years ago, I had an idea. The idea was basically to integrate a library model into a bookstore setting, where you would have the option to either borrow or buy everything in the “store”.  Over time, and thanks largely to Houston’s vast food truck collective, I began to imagine such a library/bookstore inside of […]

The Bookmobile as Incubator Space & The Collaborative Economy

Traveling library and bookmobile-for-hire.  That’s how we’ve described ourselves from the start.  But that doesn’t tell the whole story.  Philosophically, we treat the two concepts as equals.  Implementation-wise, one has proven somewhat easier to facilitate than the other.  A more accurate description, at this point, would be “98% traveling library, 2% bookmobile-for-hire.” In sixteen months, […]