Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Bike Raffle Winner!

After a great fundraising event at New York Deli and a confusion over who the real "Barry" was, Devorah Barry emerged as the winner of the Books On Wheels bike raffle. Congratulations Devorah, and remember to thank Barry from the Deli for putting air in your tires. And Barry, we're really sorry for the confusion.


Monday, March 30, 2009

Thanks to New York Deli!

Thank you to David and Kevin and everyone at the New York Deli for hosting our benefit event last night. We raised money for our trip and had a really good time. Again, thanks to everyone for coming out on a Sunday night to support Books on Wheels. We are really stoked for our trip! Look for constant updates in the next few days as we continue to prepare to leave and stories from the road. Sweat!!

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Loft building Part Two: Bunks

And now we have two... or I guess three all together. Yeah!

Friday, March 27, 2009

Books on Wheels Bike Lot Sale: Saturday March 28th

Tour is completely booked! Look out New Orleans! One week to depature

Our final event is booked and here is our official complete tour scheduled forBooks on Wheels Spring Tour 2009!

Sunday April 5th:
Annunciation Mission
The corner of Napoleon and S Claiborne
1-4 pm
Free and Open to the Public!

Books on Prisoners Book Donation
Nowe Miasto
6 pm

Monday, April 6th:
R.U.B.A.R.B. Bicycle Donation
12 pm

Sylvanie Williams Elementary School Book Donation
2 pm

Isrealite Baptist Church
2100 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
3-6 pm
Free and Open to the Public!

Tuesday, April 7th:
Sylvanie Williams Elementary School Book Donation
1 pm

Alvar Library Branch
913 Alvar Street
3 pm
Free and Open to the Public!


Thanks to Six Burner! and.. Tour is COMPLETELY BOOKED!

We had a blast last night enjoying really wonderful dinner at Six Burner last night. The food was amazing, the crowd was great, and a lot of people still came out even though the weather was weirdo. Thanks to Tracey Love for setting up the event and the cook and staff at the resturant for hosting such a great time!!

And... our last event is booked for our Tour:

Sunday April 5th
1-4 pm
Annunciation Mission
on the corner of Napoleon and S Claiborne
Open to the Public and of course, FREE!

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Thanks to Cub Scouts Pack 2835!

Ward and I were so greatfully invited to the Cub Scouts Pack 2835 meeting tonight that was also a Books on Wheels book donation drive. Thank you to everyone that doanted!


Loft building and gearing up for the road...

Ward did a great job today building a second loft for the back of the bus that will be completed this Saturday to gear up for our third trip to New Orleans. Yeah! We are siked about it all.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Bridge: Visit to C'ville '09

Thanks to Shell for having us at The Bridge for the debut of Charlottesvilles bike zine "Kickstand" for music, readings, snacks, and wonderful people. It was a really great Friday evening! Here are some pics.
The Bridge
404 E Water St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 984-566
"AT A GLANCE; The Bridge is a small-scale non-profit arts organization housed in a 1200 sq. ft, brick building on the corner of Graves and Monticello in the neighborhood of Belmont, just south of downtown Charlottesville. As one local put it: “That big brick of chocolate adorned with a silver ribbon of smoke.
AT HEART; We strive to be an accessible and dynamic venue for the exploration of the creative process, supporting the work of emerging artists, young and old, and working to actively dissolve social barriers, and bring people together through collaborative practices and programming in the arts."

Menu for Six Burner Benefit Dinner: Thursday March 26th!!

Please join us at Six Burner on Thursday between 5:30 and 9 p.m. for this wonderful dinner! $35 dollars excluding tax and tip and a portion of the sales goes to Books on Wheels!!!

steamed mussels, surry sausage, beer creamommegang hennepin cooperstown, ny

bacon wrapped trout, creamed yellow corn,beer battered okranectar pale ale, central coast, cahoney

glazed roasted pork shoulder, pickled spicycabbage, byrd mill gritsvictory storm king stout, downingtown, PA


Friday, March 20, 2009

Ryan McLennan Supports Books on Wheels through Tiny Showcase!

Ryan has chosen Book on Wheels as his artwork's charity. Books on Wheels provides free books and bicycle repair to Richmond, VA and beyond. $250 dollars from the sale of this artwork will be donated to the organization.

Visit www.tinyshowcase.com for more info!!

Thanks Ryan McLennan!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Thank you DOUG McDONALD WELDING for your generous donation to Books on Wheels!

Thank you for supporting us in getting to New Orleans this Spring and everything we do in Richmond through the summer!

Doug McDonald Welding

Thank you VIDEO FAN for your generous Donation to Books on Wheels!

Thank you for your generous donation!

Video Fan
403 Strawberry St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-7891


Bike Raffle at Chop Suey! Only $1 for a ticket!

Ward is doing an excellent job selling tickets for the bicycle raffle that will be happening at New York Deli at the end of the month. Stop by the store and get a ticket! If you don't win the bike, you still have the oppurtunity to win other great prizes donated from wonderful local Richmond business. Sweet!!

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Spring Tour 2009: Almost completely totally booked!!

Here are the events. One more to come soon for Sunday afternoon. More info with addresses, locations, and whatnot to come soon. Yeah!

Sunday, April 5th:
Louisiana Books to Prisoners Book Donation

Monday, April 6th:
R.U.B.A.R.B. Bicycle Donation
Williams Elementary School

Baptist Church

Tuesday, April 7th:
Sylvanie Williams Elementary School
Alvar Library Branch

Friday, March 13, 2009

Bike all month of May! Everday! Everywhere!

May is National Bike Month. Ride your bike!
May 11-15th is National Bike Week. Ride your bike!
May 15th is National Ride Your Bike to Work Day. Ride your bike!