Interview With Board Member Julie Baka

Julie Baka

Julie Baka and her family moved to Columbia more than a decade ago and have turned it into their hometown. In addition to being a library board member, Julie is president of the West Ash Neighborhood Association, a trainer for PhoneSmart and runs two Internet retail businesses with her husband. Read more »

Parking Lot Repairs Underway

concrete work

A work crew is readying the parking lot south of the Columbia Public Library for a new asphalt overlay. During this phase, small sections of the lot will be blocked off, limiting available parking space. Read more »

Interview With Library Board Member Lyle Johnson

Lyle Johnson

Lyle Johnson serves as a Boone County Library District Board member and a regional board warrant officer. He and his wife Jackie grew up in Boone County, attended Mizzou and see Columbia as a wonderful place to raise a family. Read more »

Beat Summer Boredom


If you’re tired of hearing “I’m bored!” from your kids this summer, click over to the library’s newest blog for some inspiration. It’s a resource designed to help parents and child care providers keep kids engaged every day of the year. Read more »

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