Hang Around Art Quilts – 2016

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.

Fulton Library Second Floor Re-opening Saturday

Posted on Friday, March 25th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Callaway County Public Library

The Callaway County Public Library in Fulton is re-opening its second floor on Saturday with brand new carpeting in place. The public computers on the second floor will once again be accessible and the books and other collections housed on the second floor are being reshelved through the weekend.

Fulton Library Remains Open During Re-carpeting

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 - 11:50 am

Callaway County Public Library

The second floor of the Callaway County Public Library is getting new carpeting on the second floor this month, which means the upper level of the library is closed March 9-March 27. A collection of new and popular books as well as magazines have been moved into the Friends Room on the first floor so you can still check out some items. The project will not affect the children’s area.

Summer Reading Bookmark Contest

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 - 4:48 pm

Bookmark Contest

Help us get ready for the annual Summer Reading program for kids and teens by designing an original bookmark based on the theme “Ready, Set, Read!”

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.