Getting Technology to Those Without

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016

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 28, 2016

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 4, 2016

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.

Fulton Library Remains Open During Re-carpeting

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2016

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.

Meet the Board: J. Hasbrouck Jacobs

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016

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 8, 2016

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 3, 2016

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.