February 17, 2018

Pimp My Bookcart Contest Winners Announced

By Norman Oder

The comic strip Unshelved’s 2008 Pimp my Bookcart contest, sponsored by Smith System, drew nearly 100 entries, including bookcarts turned into food carts, a fire truck, and a bookmobile.

First Prize went to Food for Thought, created by student employees of the Columbia University Library, New York.

Pimp My Bookcart

Second Prize went to Phoenix Rising, created by a team known as Harlem High School Welding 3, Machesney Park, IL

Pimp My Bookcart

One of the more impressive runners-up was Bookmobile Mini-Me, created by Washington County Free Library Bookmobile Department, Hagerstown, MD.

Pimp My Bookcart

The Latest Trends in Library Design
Hosted in partnership with Salt Lake County Library and The City Library—at SLCo’s Viridian Center—the newest installment of our library building and design event will let you dig deep with architects, librarians, and vendors to explore building, renovating, and retrofitting spaces to better engage your community.