The finalists vying for the Director position at the Daniel Boone Regional Library (DBRL) will be in Columbia to visit with library staff and the general public Monday, November 13. Everyone in the community is invited to a public forum at the Columbia Public Library Monday evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Friends Room.
The construction around the south entrance to the Columbia Public Library has progressed and the stairway is now open again. As are the 10-minute parking spaces just west of the stairs.
The library’s online resource Newsbank just added the Columbia Daily Tribune, 1998-present, to their database.
The stairs leading into the Columbia library from the south parking lot are currently closed for reconstruction. The sidewalk in front of them will also be replaced. We anticipate this will take about a month, so we’re hopeful that the stairs will reopen the week of October 23.
We all read for a purpose, whether it’s for pleasure, for learning or for both. Whatever the reason, it does our brains good. To build on that proven scientific fact, we offer you ways to become even more engaged with the printed word.
In June, the Columbia City Council and the Boone County Commissioners approved the Columbia and Boone County Library Districts’ request to unify the two districts into one library district.
These days, there’s an app for everything, and that includes the library! That means you can tuck the library into your pocket, stash it in your backpack or stow it wherever you keep your digital device. With a few taps, you can read, watch or listen to a nearly endless list of offerings.