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The Brains Behind Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Every night, many children are soothed to sleep by a parent reading a bedtime story. It’s part of the nightly wind-down routine, but it’s much more than that. Bedtime stories boost brain power. Read more »

Literary Links: Midlife Crisis

All The Single Ladies

Midlife crisis? Midlife renewal? However you view this phase of life, middle age is a time of challenge and change. Read more »

Call for Entries: Art Quilt Exhibit

Art Quilt Exhibit Call for Entries

Once again this spring, the Columbia Public Library will display a selection of quilts throughout the building for all to enjoy. This year's exhibit will take place April 2-16, in conjunction with National Library Week. This year, we will feature art quilts, and are seeking submissions from area quilters. Read more »

Literary Links: Debut Novels


The new year is a fine time to reflect on the lessons of past failures and set new goals. Check out our list of debut novels, examples of someone reaching a goal and, in all but one sad case, reaping the rewards. Read more »

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