Request for Sealed Bid

The Graves County Public Library at 601 N 17th St., Mayfield, KY 42066 is accepting sealed bids for a new bookmobile (as described below) until 4:00 pm on February 10, 2020.  Bids must be received by the library (either in person or by mail) in a sealed envelope with “Bookmobile Bid” clearly marked on the outside. Delivery of bids should go to Deana Gschwind, Director.  Mailing Address: 601 N 17th St., Mayfield, KY 42066; Library Phone number: 270-247-2911 ext.2. The Library is not responsible for late mail delivery.

Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud on Monday, February 10th at 4:00 pm. Please include a picture of the vehicle and pricing for any delivery fees along with the bid.

Vendors shall recommend to the Library any discrepancies, errors, or omissions that may exist within this Request for Sealed Bid. These must be submitted in writing and be received prior to Monday, February 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm. Questions may be submitted in writing to by 4:00 pm on Monday, February 3, 2020. Responses will be added as an addenda as needed.

The bidder must comply with all specified items or the bid will be considered nonresponsive.

No exceptions to the specifications will be allowed after the bid opening. Bids must remain effective for 60 days. Graves County Public Library reserves the right to purchase the vehicle or to reject any or all bids.

Click on the link below for vehicle specifications (specifications are based on a Chevy 4500 Chassis Bookmobile):

Bookmobile Specifications


- This vehicle must not require a CDL to drive it.

- This vehicle should be the equivalent of a 1-ton load capacity.

- This vehicle should run on gas fuel and have an automatic transmission.

- This vehicle should be a 2019 model or newer.