It’s a fool who does not read


Antonio La Cava taught elementary school students in the little mountain town of Ferrandina outside of Matera, Italy for 42 years. After retiring from teaching, he transformed a trusty  Ape mini-truck into a tiny bookmobile, which he calls thebibliomotocarro-320x191 “bibliomotocarro”. Since 2003, La Cava has travel 500 kilometers every month visiting eight rural Basilicata villages to spread the joy of reading and the love of books to kids and adults alike. With the motto “It’s a fool who does not read” and an itinerant lending library of 1200 books, the retired educator shares the magic of reading with all comers.


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2 Responses to It’s a fool who does not read

  1. Reblogged this on Chocoholic in Switzerland and commented:
    Love this! Have you seen other book mobiles in your travels?

  2. digiriki says:

    Reblogged this on Virtually Riki and commented:
    Love this rolling library!
    In Southern Italy, just outside of Matera, you will find this bilbiomotocarro.
    So cool! I want one!!!!

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