Meet the Board: Susan Daly

Posted on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Susan Daly

Susan Daly is a lifelong resident of Boone County who began her banking career at age 18. She is now vice president senior trust and compliance officer for Bank of Missouri.

A Note From the Director

Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Melissa Carr, DBRL Director

If you’re like me, you enjoy reading, listening to music on long car rides and watching movies as part of your summer vacation. Also, I love that I can pack it all with me on my smart phone or tablet. What makes it even better is being able to get it all for free from the library. I can download my entertainment on the spot, wherever I am, through

How We Protect Your Privacy at the Library

Posted on Thursday, May 19th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Protecting Your Privacy

Maybe you’re doing genealogy research, looking into a sensitive legal issue or checking out a torrid romance novel. There are details of your library use that you may prefer to keep from the prying eyes of strangers, neighbors, co-workers or even family.

Meet the Board: Terry K. Higgins

Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Terry K. Higgins

Terry K. Higgins is member of the Callaway County Library District Board of Trustees. She grew up in Iowa, but married a native Callawegian and counts nearly 24 years as a Callaway County resident. She raised a family here and was the Executive Director of SERVE, Inc. in Fulton.

Getting Technology to Those Without

Posted on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 - 11:50 am

Technology in the Library

With so many companies, government agencies and schools requesting that people fill out applications and forms online, some people are left behind. Not everyone has a computer at home, and dial-up internet access is still as fast as it gets in some parts of Mid-Missouri.

A Note From the Director

Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Melissa Carr, DBRL Director

The library is so fortunate to have so many willing volunteers who serve on the Daniel Boone Regional Library Board of Trustees, the Daniel Boone Regional Library Foundation and the Friends groups at each of our libraries. We want them to know how much we appreciate what they do.

Callaway Youth Poetry Contest

Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Youth Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month. The Callaway County Public Library and the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program invite all Callaway County kids and teens to write an original poem! Enter you poem by April 30.

Hang Around Art Quilts

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 - 11:50 am

Karon Huggler Petunia Patch Quilt

Between April 2-16, when you walk around the Columbia Public Library you will see nearly 100 art quilts by local artists. The 2016 Quilt Exhibit is funded by the Daniel Boone Regional Library Foundation and curated by Mindy Smith, quilt artist and CEO of the Boonslick Trail Quilters’ Guild.