About Books on Bikes

library staff on bikes with books

With Books on Bikes you can:

  • Sign up for a Library card.
  • Find out about free Library programs in your neighborhood, including story times for children and adults.
  • Learn how to download e-books, music and more to your smartphone, tablet or e-reader.
  • Tell us what you like (and do not like) to read. Then we will email you Your Next 5 Books.
  • Discover how to access Library magazines on your device.

Did You Know?

  • We started Books on Bikes in May 2013.
  • There are 14 Library staff members on our Books on Bikes team.
    • Books on Bikes has three bike trailers that travel around Seattle.
    • The original trailer, designed and built by Colin Stevens of Haulin' Colin in Seattle, displays books and other materials on built-in shelves.
    • The fleet also includes two compact flat-top trailers that are decorated with hand-painted designs by Seattle artist Eroyn Franklin.

Upcoming Books on Bikes Events

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