The Columbia Public Library will be closed Sunday, April 20 for Easter.
Columbia Renovation Update:
The third floor reading room is closed. Concrete work is taking place on the north entrance plaza, but the north entrance is still accessible via a temporary walkway.
In our fast-paced world, we know that people want their library services to be as convenient as possible. We are always striving to provide better service, and we have long offered library services via telephone and, more recently, e-mail. Now, our virtual branch is making even more services simple and easy to access even if you are not at the library. Read more »
A new piece of art, the Missouri History Mural, now covers a vestibule wall in the children's area of the Columbia Public Library. Children from the 2007 fourth grade classes of Grant Elementary School, along with guest artist Heinrich Leonhard, unveiled the tile mural on November 13. Read more »
In order to assure that our services match our community’s needs, the DBRL board is creating an entirely new strategic plan. We know that our communities are growing and the needs of our patrons are changing, and we really want to hear directly from you about what you want most from your public libraries. Read more »
Terry Higgins, a Fulton transplant from Iowa, began her volunteer work with the DBRL Board of Trustees in 1996. This is the second time she has served as the regional board president. Here is what she has to say about libraries, DBRL and being the regional president. Read more »