Nashville Schoolchildren Discover New Equation: Bus + Books = Magic

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Beep beep! Your bookstore’s here.

Want to make a crowd of schoolchildren go wild (without serving even a single ice cream cone)? Pull up in a bus full of books and let them climb inside and browse. When we put the Parnassus on Wheels bookmobile on the road nearly two years ago, we had a hunch it might be popular at local schools — but even we didn’t realize what a hit it would become with kids, parents, and teachers. Sure enough, Nashville-area schools are falling in love with the little roving bookshop.   Read the rest of this entry »

What Do You Give a Bookmobile for Its Birthday?

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We, the shop dogs of Parnassus Books, love a birthday. When a shop-person has a birthday, there are cake crumbs on the staff room floor and lots of hugging and singing and sometimes clapping, which always makes Opie bark. So we were extremely excited to hear that Peggy, the Parnassus on Wheels bookmobile, would be celebrating her first birthday and hitting the road to celebrate all over Nashville. We wanted to get her a present! Read the rest of this entry »

Parnassus on Wheels: Nashville’s Bookmobile Hits the Road

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There’s a new bookseller in town, and her name is Peggy.  Read the rest of this entry »