This special two-day sale features a wide selection of oldies and classics. First Wednesday sales offer some of the very best books that have been donated to the Friends. The Friends also conduct sales every Wednesday in the library lobby noon-3 p.m, and every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. All proceeds go to support library services.
On board, you'll find books, music, DVDs and library services for all ages. You can browse several thousand titles or pick up items you've requested online or over the phone.
» The program at 6:30 p.m. has been canceled.
Stop by tonight to discover the resources your library can offer you in researching your Callaway County ancestors, local history and other research questions.
Learn the basics of investing in stocks from experienced investors Hanna Klachko and Fred Tonnies, members of local investment clubs and representatives of the Kansas City Chapter of Better Investing. They will explain commonly used terms, how to interpret stock reports and which tools they use to evaluate and pick stocks. They will also highlight some resources available free online through the library, including Value Line and Morningstar.
During these unstructured sessions, use library computers to apply for a job, write a résumé, set up an email account, get help navigating the Internet, study for a test with "Learning Express Library" or sharpen your computer skills with our excellent self-guided tutorials. Choose from Keyboarding, Mouse Tutorial, Basic Skills, Computer Basics, Files and Folders, Exploring the Web, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. For the tutorials, please bring headphones or purchase a set at the library.
The first meeting of the newly formed Genealogical Society of Central Missouri was held at the Columbia Public Library on Oct. 9, 1975. Members continued to hold their monthly meetings in the library until they moved to the Walters-Boone County Historical Society building 25 years ago. To celebrate the past 40 years, GSCM members will share some of their history and accomplishments. Refreshments will be served.
Drop in to ask questions about researching your family history.
Video games aren't just for kids! Wii bowling is a fun, low-impact exercise. If you can swing your arm, you can play this game.
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.
Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace opens November 1. Get ready by attending this series of presentations by staff from local health education agencies. This session will focus on communicating with health insurance companies. Presenting agencies are the Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging, Central Missouri Community Action, the Family Health Center and the Primaris Foundation. The final session takes place October 15.