Interview With Boone County Library District Trustee Bridget Canaday

Bridget Canaday

Bridget Canaday moved to Southern Boone County from Iowa with her husband Brian nearly 16 years ago and has fully embraced her adopted hometown. In addition to serving on the library board, she currently serves as president of the Southern Boone School District Board of Education and is beginning her third term on the board of the Southern Boone Chamber of Commerce. Read more »

Your Story in Six Words

Six words

What can you say about yourself in just six words? This little writing challenge can be easy or tricky, depending on how you think about it. Since kids and adults compete head-on, it’s fun for all ages, so get your family and friends to submit entries, too. Submit your six-word memoir online or enter while you're at the library. Submissions accepted July 6-July 31. Read more »

Adventures of the Gnomes


Garden gnomes want to see the world, too! Drop in to decorate your own gnome on June 22. If you can’t make it to our gnome-making program, you can still make a gnome to take along with you to wherever you are going this summer. Simply snap a photo of you and your gnome and send us a copy. Then we'll display them at the Columbia Public Library during the month of July. Read more »

Chat Reference Service Now Available

Reference Chat

Have a quick question for the library and don't want to wait for an email response or bother with making a phone call? Use the library’s new chat reference service that lets you visit with a librarian in real time from your computer. Visit the “Ask a Librarian” or “Contact the Library” pages to access reference chat to get quick answers to basic questions. Read more »

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