Library News

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 »

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 »

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