Library News

A Note From the Director

Melissa Carr, DBRL Director

If you’re like me, you enjoy reading, listening to music on long car rides and watching movies as part of your summer vacation. Also, I love that I can pack it all with me on my smart phone or tablet. What makes it even better is being able to get it all for free from the library. I can download my entertainment on the spot, wherever I am, through Read more »

Friends of Library Buy Book Drop

Friends of the Callaway County Public Library

A new, larger book drop was installed at the library thanks to a $6,215 donation from the Friends of the Callaway County Public Library. The Friends raise money throughout the year with their book sales, with proceeds going to the library. Read more »

Literary Links: National Parks

My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service. Each year, millions of people from all over the world visit the parks and other areas managed by the NPS, including historic sites, monuments, and seashores. Learn more about these unique places and the founding of our the national system with these lovely and insightful books. Read more »

Literary Links: One Read 2016


This year’s selection for One Read, the library’s community-wide reading program, is “Bettyville” by George Hodgman but before the public vote, a panel of community members considered 10 finalist books. Here is an overview of the remaining titles. Read more »

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