Library News

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 »

Parking Lot Additions Improve Convenience and Safety

Crossing the Columbia Library Parking Lot

New benches donated in memory of long-time volunteer Helen Holroyd, along with large planters and new paving stones serve to highlight the pedestrian crosswalk in the Columbia Public Library’s south parking lot. Read more »

From the Director - December 2008

Melissa Carr, DBRL Director

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 »

New Mural Created by Grant Students

Missouri History Mural

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 »

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