The Missouri History Mural at the Columbia Public Library was created by the 2007 fourth grade classes of Grant Elementary School and guest artist Heinrich Leonhard. The students drew, sculpted and painted low-relief tiles while learning about Missouri history. The mural was unveiled November 13 with the students present. Read more »
On Saturday, July 29, 2000, over 150 volunteers and library staff pitched in to help with the final step in readying the new SoBoCo Public Library for use. Community members formed a line down East Broadway from the temporary bookmobile branch in the parking lot of Ashland Baptist Church to the new library, and passed bags of books, CD's, audiobooks, and magazines from hand to hand.