Rover the Roaming

Library Bookmobile

The bookmobile provides convenient access to library services and materials. Get a library card and browse and borrow books and movies for all ages. Borrowed items can be returned to Rover.

What library services are available at the Bookmobile?

When you stop by the bookmobile, you can:

  • Return PPLD books and materials that you’ve borrowed from any PPLD branch
  • Borrow books and DVDs
  • Sign up for a library card
  • Get help placing materials on hold
  • Learn about Library District services and events.

Due to a lack of space, you can’t pick up holds at the Bookmobile. You also can’t settle any library fees at the Bookmobile.

Rover stops may be canceled without prior notice in the event of severe weather or mechanical difficulties. Please contact the Library District for questions related to services.

Organizations looking for Library District participation at their events (by tabling at the event, or by hosting Rover the Roaming Library bookmobile) should use the button below to complete the request for our consideration.

Requests should be at least 2 months in advance.

Rover the Roaming Library was made possible by the generous support of:

The Estate of Elizabeth M. Smith

The Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District

Former New York State Senator Sue Serino, who secured a Special Legislative Grant

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Dyson Foundation