DBRL Library Director Candidates to Meet Staff and Public

Posted on Friday, November 10th, 2017 - 11:49 am

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.

Stairs Closed for Repair at Columbia Public Library

Posted on Thursday, September 28th, 2017 - 10:52 am

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.

Building on Reading

Posted on Friday, September 1st, 2017 - 12:28 pm

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.

Director’s Note: Districts Come Together

Posted on Monday, August 28th, 2017 - 10:41 am

Listening to Our Community

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.

What’s App With the Library

Posted on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 - 3:32 pm

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.