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Columbia Renovation Update:
Concrete work is taking place on the north entrance plaza, but the north entrance is still accessible via a temporary walkway.

Library News

DBRL Celebrates 50 Years of Library Service

The demonstration bookmobile, funded by the Missouri State Library, stopped at McBaine and other rural towns in the summer of 1957.

The Daniel Boone Regional Library was founded 50 years ago, in 1959, after a grant-funded regional bookmobile experiment created a lot of enthusiasm for library services in our community. Read about some highlights of our past 50 years and view some photos from our archives. Read more »

Interview With Boone County Board President Jessica Robinson

Board Member Jessica Robinson

Jessica Robinson is currently president of the Boone County Library District Board of Trustees. She has been a Boone County trustee since 2005, though she served on the Columbia district board 2002-2004 before moving to a new house that took her out of that district. Here's what she had to say about why she applied to join the board and what makes our library system great. Read more »

2008 Book Cover Contest

The New Girl by Meg Cabot

Each year, the DBRL Outreach Department asks first through sixth graders in communities served by our bookmobile to make new covers for their favorite books. Thanks to all who participated! Here are this year's winning entries. Read more »

Donations to Library Honor Long-Time Volunteer

Louis Holroyd and Melissa Carr

The Columbia Public Library is honored to accept two generous donations in memory of long-time library volunteer, Helene Holroyd. Two new bright red benches installed in the library parking lot, donated by Helene’s husband, Louis Holroyd, provide a handy place to sit next to the central pedestrian crossing. Read more »

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