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Northwest Florida families have a new option to feed their brains and occupy their time.

Emerald Coast Bookmobile Delivers offers home and business delivery services for classics, best sellers, faith and personal development books, audios and DVDs for adults and children. The book club will offer live weekly online discussion sessions for each genre via Zoom video conferencing. A limited supply of large print editions will be made available based on demand.

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Each week, members will browse selections online and resources will be delivered and dropped on doorsteps by couriers in each of the five counties of Northwest Florida.

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Local resident Nancy Gaskins got the idea when several people starting commenting on her home library during Zoom conferencing calls.

"I am a voracious reader and lifelong learner,“ Gaskins said. ”I spend a ton of money on books and resources. Have been so blessed by having this awesome library. I could be sharing these resources with others in my community.

“I'm sure others have books and resources they would also be willing to donate and share to help keep the cost down and affordable,” she added. “Being cooped up inside is the perfect time to read and learn some new things."

To learn more, make a book donation or apply for a delivery route position, contact Nancy Gaskins at 850-499-7149 or email NancyGaskins.ECAmbassador@gmail.com.