Meet the Board: J. Hasbrouck Jacobs

Posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 - 4:49 pm

J. Hasbrouck Jacobs

Brouck Jacobs currently works as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Boone County and makes his home in Columbia, along with his wife who is a pediatrician at Tiger Pediatrics. They’re looking forward to becoming parents this month as they welcome a baby boy to their family. He enjoys borrowing biographies and history books from the library, as well as Teaching Company lectures on CD.

Disabilities Are No Obstacle to Library Service

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016 - 4:50 pm

Disability Services

As a public space, all of our facilities must meet the standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for accessible parking spaces, entryways, meeting rooms, restrooms and more. As an organization committed to providing access to information for all individuals, we look for ways to improve our services beyond the basic requirements.

The Brains Behind Bedtime Stories

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 - 4:51 pm

Bedtime Stories

Every night, many children are soothed to sleep by a parent reading a bedtime story. It’s part of the nightly wind-down routine, but it’s much more than that. Bedtime stories boost brain power.

Call for Entries: Art Quilt Exhibit

Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 - 4:53 pm

Art Quilt Exhibit Call for Entries

Once again this spring, the Columbia Public Library will display a selection of quilts throughout the building for all to enjoy. This year’s exhibit will take place April 2-16, in conjunction with National Library Week. This year, we will feature art quilts, and are seeking submissions from area quilters.