The Columbia Public Library will be closed Sunday, April 20 for Easter.
Columbia Renovation Update:
The second floor balcony and the third floor reading room are closed. Concrete work has begun on the north entrance plaza. The north entrance is still accessible via a temporary walkway.
Fifty years ago, Boris Pasternak's novel “Doctor Zhivago” was the number one bestseller, Fidel Castro assumed control of Cuba, a loaf of bread cost 13¢, the hula-hoop was all the rage, Missouri was preparing to meet Georgia in the Orange Bowl… and the Daniel Boone Regional Library was formed. Read more »
Kids and teens created bookmarks to promote the upcoming Summer Reading program. The teen theme this year is "Express Yourself" and the kids' theme is "Be Creative." Below are the top three winners in each age bracket (5-8, 9-12 & 13-18) from each facility. Their bookmarks have been printed and will be distributed this spring and summer. Congratulations to all the winners! Read more »