We had a great time hosting Life-Size Candy Land at our Columbia and Fulton library branches! We had almost 400 people come through the giant game board at the Columbia Public Library alone, and we would like to thank you for coming and sharing in our magical land of sweet surprises. If you missed the Life-Size Candy Land in … Continue reading “Life-Size Candy Land”
Books, Music, Movies & More
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Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection. “Cartel Land” Website / Reviews / Trailer Playing last year at the True/False Film Fest, this film is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman gives viewers … Continue reading “New DVD List: Cartel Land & More”
Jump to: Library Resources | Guides to Getting Started | Birth, Marriage & Death Records | Cemetery, Obituary & Tombstone Records | Census | Judicial, Military & Land Records | Immigration Records | Organizations | Other Helpful Websites Library Resources Heritage Quest Search the US census 1790-1940, selected Revolutionary War Records, a variety of local … Continue reading “Genealogy Guide”
Saturday, April 1 › 10-11 a.m.
Callaway County Public Library
What do stuffed animals do when you turn out the lights? Last week 22 stuffed animals attended the Stuffed Animal Sleepover program at the Columbia Public Library. After a special stuffed animal story time, kids tucked their stuffies into bed, gave them one last kiss goodnight and turned out the lights. All the stuffies promised … Continue reading “Stuffed Animal Sleepover”
Saturday, April 8 › 12:30-2 p.m.
Southern Boone County Public Library
Having lived in college towns for much of my adult life, I have come to recognize a feeling of anticipation during the spring semester. It seems to be connected to the reality of students graduating and moving on to the next phase of their lives. For some it is graduate school, for others perhaps travel, … Continue reading “Job Searching Tips for Everyone”
With Daylight Saving Time in full swing, you get a whole extra hour of light for your evening reading, and perfect timing, because April’s edition of LibraryReads is ready for your perusal! There are a number of best-selling authors with new books this month, as well as some lesser-known authors. With books ranging the genres, this … Continue reading “April 2017 LibraryReads: Top Ten Books Librarians Love”
Every January the American Library Association (ALA) hosts its annual Youth Media Awards Press Conference. At this time, authors and illustrators of children’s and young adult literature are recognized for the amazing works they have published over the last year. The most recognized book this year was the most recent installment of the graphic novel series, “March.” This three-book … Continue reading “2017 ALA Youth Media Awards”
It’s been a tough election season. No matter who you ended up supporting, I’m sure you are glad that we have four whole years before the next presidential election cycle. I know I’m exhausted from all the negativity, and I am looking forward to getting lost in something more comforting. Here are some cozy, feel-good … Continue reading “Literary Links: Heartwarming Reads”