The Friends hold sales in the library lobby every Wednesday noon-3 p.m. and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds support library services.
At this updated workshop for older drivers, learn how aging, medications, alcohol and other health-related issues affect driving. You'll also get information about safety strategies that can reduce the likelihood of an accident and discover ways to boost your self-confidence while sharing the road with other drivers. The course fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion, and you may receive a break on your insurance after completing the class. Light refreshments served. Registration begins Tuesday, October 4.
Reading aloud to preschoolers improves their reading comprehension and vocabulary. Trained members of the Jumpstart Corps from the University of Missouri will read with small groups of children and parents in four 15-minute sessions, so you can drop by any time. Different books will be shared each session, and you may attend more than one if space allows. Ages 3-5 with an adult.
The Friends of the Southern Boone County Public Library will hold a book sale on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Get a free book bag (while supplies last), and fill it with as many books as it will hold for $5 per bag.
Nurture your child’s interest in reading, visual literacy, creative thinking and language development. In each session, a picture book will provide the jumping-off point for an art project that encourages active looking, listening, imagining and creating. Presented by the Columbia Art League. Ages 5-9. Registration begins Tuesday, October 4.
Bring your little one for some quality parent/child time. Meet other parents and children, read to your child and get ideas for activities you can do at home to develop learning skills. Ages 5 and younger.
Bring your baby for songs, rhymes and activities. Ages 24 months and younger.
Join us for songs, stories and activities for parents and kids. Ages 24-36 months with families.
Come join us for stories, songs and activities. Ages 3-5.
On board, you'll find books, music, DVDs and other services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up items you've requested online or over the phone.