PSNews - The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Transportation in collaboration with the Public Transportation Management Center and HCMC Book Street on April 21 inaugurated the bookbus system.
From the idea "A journey of knowledge and future", a book bus, which is 1.5 meters wide and 6 meters long, serves as a mini library with wooden bookshelves, tables and chairs for readers.
The book bus runs on the bus No.8 route, mainly serving students, between District 8's bus station and Thu Duc University Village.
Along with the bus, the organizers also opened the "Knowledge" bus stop, which has bookshelves and the first Electronic Information Display system in HCMC on Book Street. At each Electronic Information Display, people are provided free wifi access and look up information about books and ongoing activities at the HCMC Book Street as well as bus information.
On this occasion, the HCMC Department of Transportation and HCMC Book Street also signed a cooperation agreement in promoting reading culture, and presented books to the Youth Union organization of the Department.By An Nhien