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From bookmobile to full-service library | Muk Revisited


Last updated 4/20/2022 at 11:53am

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Historical Society

Children standing by 1947 Snohomish County Bookmobile

Mukilteo's incorporation in 1947 coincided with the very first bookmobile for Snohomish County residents.

While it seems that the city's incorporation meant that Mukilteo was no longer part of the Rural Library District and shouldn't have qualified for bookmobile service, it did continue through 1961. The bookmobile made made bi-weekly stops at the Mukilteo Post Office and Nelson's Corner.

In 1961, Mukilteo's Sunset Hours Club established a committee to explore what could be done about getting a permanent library of our own. In 1962, the Post Office vacated their building at 724 Second S...

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