Pedal-Powered Library

Our first year with the Pedal-Powered Library was a huge success!     PPL Logo-sm

The Pedal Powered Library worked with many different organizations:

  • Department of Parks and Recreation 
  • Billings Public Schools Education Foundation
  • St Vincent Healthcare Community Partnership Committee 
  • United Way CARE Academy 
  • Boys and Girls Club of Yellowstone County
  • Healthy by Design 
  • Housing Authority of Billings
  • Billings Depot 
  • SCRaP 
  • Wise Wonders Children’s Museum
  • Little Seeds Early Childcare Center
  • RiverStone Health Clinic

We reached 3,312 people, distributed 2,822 books and attended 95 events!

Visitors:

  • June: 1,179
  • July: 567
  • August: 681
  • September: 402
  • October: 483

Books Distributed:

  • June: 1,137
  • July: 423
  • August: 585
  • September: 374
  • October: 303

Miles Travelled: 

  • Total – 191.4
  • June: 37.0
  • July: 41.2
  • August:40.0
  • September: 37.6
  • October: 35.6

Events:

  • BPL Events: 11
  • Summer Camps/ Programs: 27
  • After-School Programs: 13
  • Outreach: 44

What will the library bike have to offer?

  • Sign-up for Library Cards
  • Receive free books
  • Access Wi-Fi through our mobile hotspot
  • Ask questions about the library and our resources

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Mission Statement

The Pedal-Powered Library is dedicated to spreading the love of reading and life-long learning through an eco-friendly journey to the community.

Program Goals

  • Make library resources more accessible to our patrons and the community
  • Promote educational engagement within the community
  • Increase literacy rates among local school districts
  • Get students excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) subjects and learning

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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