Mobile library service which organized regularly by provincial library of Bangka Belitung province is one of service to overcome the information gap of local communities and made them closer with library. Through this activity, the Agency of Archives and Library as the local government is trying to achieve its mission: fostering and developing a culture of reading by providing information services proactively.
The target of mobile library service on Monday, October 28, 2019, is visiting SMPN 1 Pangkalanbaru, Central Bangka regency. But before that, some procedures are required: selected the duty officer (a librarian from the Agency of Archive and Library), prepared the letter of duty signed by the head of the Agency and visited the target of mobile library service.
When visiting SMPN 1 Pangkalanbaru, the visitors are 107students from the total of 714 students. It means only 14% from the total of the students as the service hour is conducting on break time.
At this school, the student’s favorite collections are various, including fiction and non-fiction books. For fiction, most of the students like to read comic and for non-fiction, they like to read science. They can read 3 until 4 books per students.
This mobile library service is expected can help society in obtaining information, spreading information and reading services until the remote areas, building a good cooperation among social, educational and local government institutions to improve the intellectual and cultural society.