Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services
​c/o Amigos Library Services
1190 Meramec Station Road Suite 207
Ballwin, MO 63021
800-843-8482 ext 2895
President:  [email protected]  
Membership: [email protected]  


The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services is the premier resource for outreach professionals.
The Carol Hole Conference Attendance Award
  Free conference registration and a travel reimbursement​
​​Carol Combs Hole provided exemplary leadership on behalf of libraries, bookmobile and outreach services throughout her 32 year career as a professional public librarian. She retired from distinguished service to the Alachua County Library District on March 1, 2006 and died on October 1, 2007.


Criteria for Selecting Award Recipients

The Carol Combs Hole Conference Attendance Award Committee will consider the following criteria in the selection of the recipient of this award:

  • The applicant must be employed in a public library, working in bookmobile or outreach services at the time the application is submitted.
  • The completed application form and attached narrative must be received prior to the deadline printed on the form.
  • The award winner is not eligible to apply for the award again for five years.
  • The applicant does not need to be a member of the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services.

Application Link:

*** Please note that this form must be submitted by August 1, 2018 at 8 PM E.S.T. ***

2018 ABOS Awards Chair:

Brock Hutchison
Mobile Services Manager
Stark County District Library
[email protected]
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