DBRL Programs

Marlene Lee: "No Certain Home"
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Local author Marlene Lee will talk about her latest work "No Certain Home," a historical novel based on the real life story of journalist and social activist Agnes Smedley who went "from a tenant farm in Missouri, to the mines of Colorado, to the mountains of China — and into the files of the FBI." Lee will read from her novel and tell us about the five-year process of researching and writing it. Copies will be available for purchase and signing.

The Visiting Library
Fulton, John C. Harris Community Center, 350 Sycamore St.

We're bringing library Summer Reading to Fulton in cooperation with the Fulton Housing Authority. Join us each Wednesday June 15 to August 10 for fun activities, reading incentives and more.

"Rogue Patriot" by Mike Trial
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

If you like Tom Clancy or enjoy a good political/military thriller, you will want to read "Rogue Patriot." The first in a new series by local author, Mike Trial, it explores the world of private military contractors, the US Navy and an imminent nuclear strike by North Korea. Trial is a retired engineer and has lived & worked all over the world, which is evident in his ability to create vivid settings for his plots. Copies will be available for purchase and signing.

The Visiting Library
Fulton, John C. Harris Community Center, 350 Sycamore St.

We're bringing library Summer Reading to Fulton in cooperation with the Fulton Housing Authority. Join us each Wednesday June 15 to August 10 for fun activities, reading incentives and more.

Native Pollinator Symposium Author Reception
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

The 2016 Mizzou Botanic Garden Native Pollinator Symposium raises awareness about the critical need to conserve native birds, bees, bats and butterflies. As part of the symposium, the library will host two prominent national authors on the topic. Meet Doug Tallamy, PhD, professor of entomology at the University of Delaware and author of "Bringing Nature Home" and Roy Diblik, expert plantsman, principal designer at Northwind Landscape Design Division and author of "The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden." Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information about this free conference visit http://gardens.missouri.edu.

The Visiting Library
Fulton, John C. Harris Community Center, 350 Sycamore St.

We're bringing library Summer Reading to Fulton in cooperation with the Fulton Housing Authority. Join us each Wednesday June 15 to August 10 for fun activities, reading incentives and more.

The Visiting Library
Fulton, John C. Harris Community Center, 350 Sycamore St.

We're bringing library Summer Reading to Fulton in cooperation with the Fulton Housing Authority. Join us each Wednesday June 15 to August 10 for fun activities, reading incentives and more.

The Visiting Library
Fulton, John C. Harris Community Center, 350 Sycamore St.

We're bringing library Summer Reading to Fulton in cooperation with the Fulton Housing Authority. Join us each Wednesday June 15 to August 10 for fun activities, reading incentives and more.

Missouri State Parks & Historic Sites: Challenges for Our Time
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Missouri State Parks will celebrate its centennial in 2017. Susan Flader, professor emerita of environmental and western history at the University of Missouri, Columbia will talk about that history and the challenges ahead. She was a founder and past president of the American Society for Environmental History and of the Missouri Parks Association. She was also a leader in securing and renewing the state's parks, soil and water sales tax, which led to a renaissance in Missouri's state parks. She is also the editor and co-author of the beautiful newly updated book "Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites: Exploring Our Legacy." Copies will be available for purchase and signing.

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